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ebonite


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Ebonite  \Eb"on*ite\,  n.  (Chem.) 
  A  hard,  black  variety  of  vulcanite.  It  may  be  cut  and 
  polished,  and  is  used  for  many  small  articles,  as  combs  and 
  buttons,  and  for  insulating  material  in  electric  apparatus. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  ebonite 
  n  :  a  hard  nonresilient  rubber  formed  by  vulcanizing  natural 
  rubber  [syn:  {hard  rubber},  {vulcanite}] 




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