vulcanized fiber


noun
  1. a leatherlike substance made by compression of layers of paper or cloth that have been treated with acids or zinc chloride, used chiefly for electric insulation.

Origin of vulcanized fiber

1
First recorded in 1870–75

Words Nearby vulcanized fiber

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