Donning a heavy coat and some rubber boots that she found in the entry closet, she battled the storm to the shed.
She staggered on legs of rubber and he lifted her to the counter, sitting her in front of him.
Figures with rubber gloves were turning him over.
They had the consistency of rubber mats.
He retrieved a jar from the small refrigerator and laid it next to a surgical knife, a large rubber tube, and a huge syringe.
Across the room, Darkyn held the tension of a taut rubber band.
She pointed to the two young men, almost unrecognizable in their ponderous gear of boots, rubber coat, and visored helmet.
She clamped a rubber booted foot over a new knothole in the floor.
Inside the dairy she shucked her coat and rubber boots, slipping into a pair of western boots she always kept in the barn.
Want me to get the rubber hose from the car?
The forest products of the state include fine woods, rubber, ipecacuanha, sarsaparilla, jaborandi, vanilla and copaiba.
Great developments have been made of recent years in the cultivation of rubber in British Malaya.
The soil is fertile and produces rubber, cotton, sugar, coffee, cocoa, tobacco and nutmegs, all of which are exported; pimento (allspice) grows wild in the greatest profusion.
In 1899 the Bolivian government established a custom-house at Puerto Alonso, on the Acre river, for the collection of export duties on rubber, which precipitated a conflict with the Brazilian settlers and finally brought about a boundary dispute between the two republics.
From mining the clay to make the lead, to the lacquer applied to the pencil, to the rubber eraser, to the metal band holding the eraser to the yellow paint, no one person knows how to make a complete pencil.
What we need to make its parts—iron ore to make steel, rubber to make tires, sand to make glass, petroleum to make plastics—is generally a few cents' worth of raw materials.
The cost derives from the application of huge amounts of energy, intelligence, and technology to obtain and process the raw materials: digging and smelting to create high-grade steel, harvesting and refining and molding to make rubber parts, and so on.
There was still the hunting establishment which Nicholas had enlarged.