vulcanize

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vulcanize (third-person singular simple present vulcanizes, present participle vulcanizing, simple past and past participle vulcanized)

  1. (transitive) To treat rubber with heat and (usually) sulphur to harden it and make it more durable.
  2. To desertify or make (something, such as a landscape) xeric.
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vulcanize

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of vulcanizar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of vulcanizar
  3. first-person singular imperative of vulcanizar
  4. third-person singular imperative of vulcanizar