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rubber cement

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noun
a viscous, flammable liquid consisting of unvulcanized rubber dispersed in benzene, gasoline, or the like, used chiefly as an adhesive.

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Origin of rubber cement

First recorded in 1890–95
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rubber cement

noun
any of a number of adhesives made by dissolving rubber in a solvent such as benzene
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