- an elastic substance occurring naturally, as natural rubber, or produced synthetically, as butyl rubber or neoprene.
Origin of elastomer
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- any material, such as natural or synthetic rubber, that is able to resume its original shape when a deforming force is removed
C20: from elastic + -mer
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