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neoprene:

see rubberrubber,
any solid substance that upon vulcanization becomes elastic; the term includes natural rubber (caoutchouc) and synthetic rubber. The term elastomer is sometimes used to designate synthetic rubber only and is sometimes extended to include caoutchouc as well.
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neoprene

[′nē·ə‚prēn]
(materials)
A synthetic rubber with outstanding resistance to ozone, weathering, various chemicals, oil, and flame, made by polymerization of chloroprene (2-chlorobutadiene-1,3); varies from amber to silver to cream in color; used in paints, putties, adhesives, shoe soles, tank linings, and rubber products.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

neoprene

A synthetic rubber which has high resistance to sunlight and oil; used in sheet form as roof membranes and flashings, as gasketing, in vibration control, etc.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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