Sentence Examples

  • Species of Palaquium, the genus from which, in the Indian Archipelago, the best gutta-percha is obtained, occur on the hills, and from their cultivation there might in time be obtained a large revenue independently of European labour.
  • Similar products are also formed by heating gutta-percha which closely resembles caoutchouc in its chemical structure.
  • The hydrocarbon of gutta-percha yields similar results and is therefore closely related to caoutchouc.
  • In this respect it differs from gutta-percha, which, like caoutchouc, is derived from the latices of certain plants.
  • Hemiterpenes The best known is Isoprene, C 5 H 8, which is obtained on distilling caoutchouc or gutta-percha.

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