Definition of foam rubber in English:

foam rubber


mass noun
  • A lightweight form of rubber made by solidifying liquid foam.

    ‘our helmets were plastic, with foam rubber inside’
    as modifier ‘foam rubber mats’
    • ‘I used to use a heavy piece of glass on foam rubber for my proof prints.’
    • ‘A bolete has a mass of tubes, looking rather like foam rubber.’
    • ‘You can insulate your pipes with foam rubber sleeves or fiberglass insulation, wrapping the insulating material around the pipes.’
    • ‘Thin sheets of dried foam rubber (detailed with scales, hair, etc.) can be wrapped around the muscles.’
    • ‘The high detail allows you to see every wrinkle in the foam rubber 'alligator' hide.’
    • ‘The inside of the box had been filled with foam rubber.’
    • ‘Floating covers of low-density synthetic foam rubber are effective for controlling evaporation from vertical walled open-topped storage.’
    • ‘He slaps a wide slab of tan-colored, hard foam rubber on his workbench.’
    • ‘The toys are beautifully packaged, with a foam rubber framework inside the box holding them all securely.’
    • ‘The material is whipped with air to form a foam, which is heated to produce foam rubber.’