rubberize

[ 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 .

Origin of rubberize

First recorded in 1910–15; rubber1 + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for rubberize

rubberize

rubberise

/ (ˈrʌbəˌraɪz) /

verb

(tr) to coat or impregnate with rubber
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