Crepe rubber

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Rubber "crepe" eraser

Description

A natural or synthetic rubber molded with a crinkled texture. It is commonly used for the soles of shoes. Originally crepe rubber was made with coagulated, but unvulcanized, natural rubber.

Synonyms and Related Terms

crepé de caucho (Esp.);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • The American Heritage Dictionary or Encarta, via Microsoft Bookshelf 98, Microsoft Corp., 1998
  • Edward Reich, Carlton J. Siegler, Consumer Goods: How to Know and Use Them, American Book Company, New York City, 1937