Definition of Kerite

1. n. A compound in which tar or asphaltum combined with animal or vegetable oils is vulcanized by sulphur, the product closely resembling rubber; -- used principally as an insulating material in telegraphy.



Definition of Kerite

1. Noun. A compound in which tar or asphalt combined with animal or vegetable oils is vulcanized by sulphur, the product closely resembling rubber; formerly used as an insulating material in telegraphy. ¹

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Medical Definition of Kerite

1. A compound in which tar or asphaltum combined with animal or vegetable oils is vulcanised by sulphur, the product closely resembling rubber; used principally as an insulating material in telegraphy. Origin: Gr. Horn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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kerion
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kerite (current term)
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