[ ih-las-tuh-mer ]
/ ɪˈlæs tə mər /
Save This Word!
an elastic substance occurring naturally, as natural rubber, or produced synthetically, as butyl rubber or neoprene.
THINK YOU’VE GOT A HANDLE ON THIS US STATE NICKNAME QUIZ?
Did you ever collect all those state quarters? Put them to good use on this quiz about curious state monikers and the facts around them.
Question 1 of 8
Mississippi’s nickname comes from the magnificent trees that grow there. What is it?
OTHER WORDS FROM elastomere·las·to·mer·ic [ih-las-tuh-mer-ik], /ɪˌlæs təˈmɛr ɪk/, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021
Example sentences from the Web for elastomer
Redshift includes multiple elastomers so riders can fine-tune the amount of flex based on their weight, riding style, and terrain.
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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012