- foam rubber
- foam rubbern.rubber that has been treated to form a firm, spongy foam, used in upholstered seats, mattresses, etc.
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Foam rubber — refers to rubber that has been manufactured with a foaming agent to create an air filled matrix structure. Commercial foam rubbers are generally either polyurethane foam or natural foam rubber latex.ee also*Talalay Process A method of producing… … Wikipedia
foam rubber — noun uncount a soft light type of rubber containing many very small holes, used especially for making furniture more comfortable … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English
foam rubber — foam′ rub′ber n. a light, spongy rubber, used for mattresses, etc … From formal English to slang
foam rubber — a light, spongy rubber, used for mattresses, cushions, etc. [1940 45] * * * ▪ chemical compound also called Sponge Rubber, or Latex Foam, flexible, porous substance made from a natural or synthetic latex compounded with various… … Universalium
foam rubber — noun spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery • Hypernyms: ↑rubber, ↑natural rubber, ↑India rubber, ↑gum elastic, ↑caoutchouc, ↑foam … Useful english dictionary
foam rubber — noun Date: circa 1939 spongy rubber of fine texture made from latex by foaming (as by whipping) before vulcanization … New Collegiate Dictionary
foam rubber — light and spongy rubber (used in mattresses, cushioning, etc.) … English contemporary dictionary
foam rubber — noun (U) soft rubber full of air bubbles used in pillows, chair seats etc … Longman dictionary of contemporary English
foam rubber — UK / US noun [uncountable] a soft light type of rubber containing many very small holes, used especially for making furniture more comfortable … English dictionary
foam rubber — /foʊm ˈrʌbə/ (say fohm rubuh) noun rubber so processed that it is light, firm, and spongy, used for mattresses, in furniture, for protective cushioning, etc … Australian English dictionary