Meaning of SPONGE RUBBER in English



: porous or cellular rubber resembling a natural sponge in structure that is made usually by blowing with a gas (as carbon dioxide) liberated during vulcanization by a chemical (as sodium bicarbonate) incorporated in the rubber compound and that is used chiefly in making cushions, vibration dampeners, weather stripping, gaskets, insulation, and other molded products — compare foam rubber

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