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latex

la·tex

latex

 
pronunciation:
leI teks
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: latexes, latices
definition 1: the sticky, usu. milky sap of certain plants such as the rubber tree, that coagulates when exposed to air.
definition 2: any emulsion in water of synthetic rubber or plastic globules, used in various products, or the paint made with such an emulsion.
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