vulcanization


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vulcanization \Vul`can*i*za"tion\, n. [See Vulcan.]
   The act or process of imparting to caoutchouc, gutta-percha,
   or the like, greater elasticity, durability, or hardness by
   heating with sulphur under pressure.
   [1913 Webster]
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