Adjective "Vulcanised" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Vulcanised


    Definition:

    1. to treat (rubber) with sulfur and heat, thereby imparting strength, greater elasticity, durability, etc.

    2. to subject (a substance other than rubber) to some analogous process, as to harden it.

    Origin:
    vulcanize

    Examples:

    "rubbers can be vulcanised."