Definition of Goodyear, Charles in English:

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Goodyear, Charles

Pronunciation: /ˈɡʊdjɪə/
(1800–60), American inventor. He developed the process of the vulcanization of rubber, after accidentally dropping some rubber mixed with sulphur and white lead on to a hot stove.

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