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Rubber Stamp

Informal; a term for a person or institution that theoretically could take an action independently but in practice follows the advice or counsel of another party. For example, shareholders may ratify the decision of the board of directors with little scrutiny. In this case, the shareholders act as a rubber stamp to the board.
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This observation was confirmed by similar tests of other rubber compounds.
HNBR is a specialty rubber with very good resistance to heat, ozone, chemicals, and oil, suiting it well to automotive applications, cable coverings, and various mechanical rubber goods.
2 Loop together two size-33 rubber bands (see illustrations, above).
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It lies on the warm cement floor - an 800-strand, 90-pound rope of rubber bands that, unraveled, would stretch 3-1/2 miles.
In dry processes, engineers mix coarse rubber grains with stone and sand.
He found that deep, negative draft cavities could be transferred accurately from clay to bronze with a process he developed using collapsible bladders in the rubber mold.
As a result, related industries such as rubber machinery, rubber additives and reinforcing materials also have a great development potential.
Since rubber compounds are non-Newtonian, their viscosity decreases with an increase in applied shear rate by the RPA.
Place one end of a size-32 rubber band on top of the stack, close to one edge, as shown in Figure A (right).
Scientists from Yulex and the USDA will create new guayule varieties by transforming existing high-yielding plant lines with rubber biosynthesis genes.