[ ruhb-uh-rahyz ]
/ ˈrʌb əˌraɪz /
verb (used with object), rub·ber·ized, rub·ber·iz·ing.
to coat or impregnate with rubber or some preparation of it.
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Also especially British, rub·ber·ise .
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British Dictionary definitions for rubberize
/ (ˈrʌbəˌraɪz) /
(tr) to coat or impregnate with rubber
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