Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb vulcanise

2 senses of vulcanise

Sense 1
vulcanize, vulcanise -- (undergo vulcanization; "vulcanize rubber")
       => change -- (undergo a change; become different in essence; losing one's or its original nature; "She changed completely as she grew older"; "The weather changed last night")

Sense 2
vulcanize, vulcanise -- (subject to vulcanization; "vulcanized rubber")
       => process, treat -- (subject to a process or treatment, with the aim of readying for some purpose, improving, or remedying a condition; "process cheese"; "process hair"; "treat the water so it can be drunk"; "treat the lawn with chemicals" ; "treat an oil spill")

Antonyms of adj vulcanised

1 sense of vulcanised

Sense 1
cured, vulcanized, vulcanised -- ((used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity))

INDIRECT (VIA processed) -> unprocessed -- (not altered from an original or natural state; "unprocessed commodities")

Similarity of adj vulcanised

1 sense of vulcanised

Sense 1
cured, vulcanized, vulcanised -- ((used of rubber) treated by a chemical or physical process to improve its properties (hardness and strength and odor and elasticity))
       => processed (vs. unprocessed) -- (prepared or converted from a natural state by subjecting to a special process; "processed ores")

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