[ ih-las-tuh-mer ]
/ ɪˈlæs tə mər /
an elastic substance occurring naturally, as natural rubber, or produced synthetically, as butyl rubber or neoprene.
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OTHER WORDS FROM elastomere·las·to·mer·ic [ih-las-tuh-mer-ik], /ɪˌlæs təˈmɛr ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby elastomer
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Example sentences from the Web for elastomer
The bullets come out of the elastomer sleeve for further cleaning and battery replacement.
British Dictionary definitions for elastomer
/ (ɪˈlæstəmə) /
any material, such as natural or synthetic rubber, that is able to resume its original shape when a deforming force is removed
Derived forms of elastomerelastomeric (ɪˌlæstəˈmɛrɪk), adjective
Word Origin for elastomer
C20: from elastic + -mer
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