gutta-percha gutta-percha

Definition(s):

  • (n) a whitish rubber derived from the coagulated milky latex of gutta-percha trees; used for insulation of electrical cables

Usage(s):

  • Her collection eventually included early American rag and wood dolls, dolls made of bisque, china, papier-mch, wax, rubber, rawhide, gutta-percha and celluloid.

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  • "That might put it into perspective," Miller said. "Can you imagine playing that hole with gutta-percha balls? Tiger is hitting 3-wood there. Talking to (coach) Hank Haney, (Woods) can knock it on there 300 yards easy with a draw 3-wood."...
    on Jun 14, 2007 By: Johnny Miller Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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