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Gutta-percha

Gut´ta-per`cha
n.1.A concrete juice produced by various trees found in the Malayan archipelago, especially by the Isonandra Gutta, syn. Dichopsis Gutta. It becomes soft, and unpressible at the tamperature of boiling water, and, on cooling, retains its new shape. It dissolves in oils and ethers, but not in water. In many of its properties it resembles caoutchouc, and it is extensively used for many economical purposes. The Mimusops globosa of Guiana also yields this material.
Noun1.gutta-percha - a whitish rubber derived from the coagulated milky latex of the gutta-percha tree
gum
Browse
Gusty
Gut
Gutenberg
Guthrie
Gutierrezia
Gutierrezia microcephala
Gutierrezia sarothrae
Gutierrezia texana
gutless
gutlessness
guts
gutsiness
gutsy
Gutta
gutta balata
Gutta serena
-- Gutta-percha --
gutta-percha tree
Guttae band
Guttate
Guttated
Guttatrap
Gutter
gutter ball
Gutter member
Gutter plane
gutter press
Gutter snipe
Gutter stick
Guttersnipe
Guttifer
Guttiferae
Guttiferales
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