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elastic band

n
Brit another name for rubber band
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elastic band

rubber band
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.elastic band - a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) togetherelastic band - a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together
band - a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body)
elastic device - any flexible device that will return to its original shape when stretched
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Translations
حَلَقَة مَطّاطرِبَاطٌ مَطَاطيّ
gumička
elastikelastikbåndgummibånd
kuminauha
gumica
teygja
輪ゴム
고무 밴드
elastika
gummiband
ยางยืด
lastik bantlâstik bant
dây thun

elastic band

n (esp Brit) → Gummiband nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

elastic band

n (Brit) → elastico
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

elastic

(iˈlӕstik) adjective
1. (of a material or substance) able to return to its original shape or size after being pulled or pressed out of shape. an elastic bandage; Rubber is an elastic substance.
2. able to be changed or adapted. This is a fairly elastic arrangement.
noun
a type of cord containing strands of rubber. Her hat was held on with a piece of elastic.
elasticity (iːlӕˈstisəti) , ((American) ilas-) noun
elastic band (also rubber band)
a small thin piece of rubber for holding things together or in place. He put an elastic band round the papers.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

elastic band

رِبَاطٌ مَطَاطيّ gumička elastikbånd Gummiband ελαστική ταινία banda elástica, goma kuminauha élastique gumica elastico 輪ゴム 고무 밴드 elastiekje gummistrikk gumka fita elástica резиновая лента gummiband ยางยืด lastik bant dây thun 松紧带
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References in classic literature ?
In an instant I had caught him round the waist, and held him up while Holmes and Pycroft untied the elastic bands which had disappeared between the livid creases of skin.
She had her work under her arm in a substantial parcel, and when Anne asked her to stay she promptly took off her capacious sun-hat, which had been held on her head, despite irreverent September breezes, by a tight elastic band under her hard little knob of fair hair.
An elastic band intended to keep a woman from coming out of her stockings and desolating the country.
ECO warrior Paul Brown has collected 10,000 elastic bands dropped by posties - and now wants to see them fined for littering.
RECENTLY my wife and I went for a walk out of our housing estate and within just a few minutes we were counting elastic bands on the pavement, in the gutter, on top of drains, on the grass and on the road.
Like elastic bands, these relationships tend to put a limit on trends and hold the market in shape; they also provide asset allocators with useful intellectual anchors amid the noise and uncertainty.
The literature describes bone loss and mobility resulted from orthodontic elastic bands along the roots [10-17].
Benefits include: two elastic bands for enhanced fit and coverage, easy donning and doffing and bulk packaging availability.
CREATIVE kids used elastic bands and dowling rods to construct a theatre large enough for them to fit inside!
THIS is an easy and fun idea from the Royal Horticultural Society (it will even help in the garden by tidying up all the broken or fallen twigs!) | What you'll need: A clean, empty gravy granules pot or similar; lots of small twigs; scissors; elastic bands; paper; glue; raffia or ribbon.
Choose twigs that are just a bit longer than the empty pot and put them underneath the elastic bands so that they hold them in place.