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latex

Pronunciation: /ˈleɪteks/

Translation of latex in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • látex (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) [foam/mold] de látex
    Example sentences
    • Humidity affects the drying time of all paints, but especially latexes.
    • The water-based latexes of the invention provide stable emulsions containing a blend of waterborne polymer particles which undergo crosslinking upon film formation.
    • The three latexes that are most commonly used in polymer-modified concrete are styrene-butadiene resin, acrylic latex, and vinyl acetate ethylene copolymer.

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