rubber band


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rubber band

n.
An elastic loop of natural or synthetic rubber used to hold objects together. Also called regionally gum band.

rubber band

n
a continuous loop of thin rubber, used to hold papers, etc, together. Also called: elastic band

rub′ber band′


n.
a narrow circular or oblong band of rubber, used for holding papers or other things together.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rubber band - a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) togetherrubber 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
Translations
حَلَقَه مَطّاطِيَّة للرَّبْطرِبَاطٌ مَطَاطيّشَرِيطٌ مَطَّاطيّ
gumička
elastikelastikbånd
kuminauha
gumica
teygja
輪ゴム
고무 밴드
gumica
gummibandgummisnodd
ยางยืดยางรัด
dây thun

rubber band

nelastico

rubber

(ˈrabə) noun
1. (also adjective) (of) a strong elastic substance made from the juice of certain plants (especially the rubber tree), or an artificial substitute for this. Tyres are made of rubber; rubber boots.
2. (also eˈraser) a piece of rubber used to rub out pencil etc marks. a pencil, a ruler and a rubber.
3. (slang) a condom.
4. a rubber band.
ˈrubbery adjective
like rubber.
rubber band
an elastic band.
rubber stamp
an instrument with rubber figures, letters etc which is used to stamp a name, date etc on books or papers.

rubber band

رِبَاطٌ مَطَاطيّ, شَرِيطٌ مَطَّاطيّ gumička elastik, elastikbånd Gummiband ελαστική ταινία, λαστιχάκι banda elástica, goma, goma elástica kuminauha élastique gumica elastico 輪ゴム 고무 밴드 elastiekje gummistrikk gumka elástico, fita elástica, tira elástica резиновая лента gummiband, gummisnodd ยางยืด, ยางรัด elastik bant, lastik bant dây thun 松紧带, 橡皮筋
References in classic literature ?
That boy ought to sleep with a rubber band around his head to train his ears not to stick out.
He made himself a sling with rubber bands and a forked stick and went off by himself to gather nuts.
With all his strength he drew back the heavy rubber bands and the stone whistled through the air.
This muscle works in a manner similar to your arm when you pull on the rubber band of a slingshot.
Step 3: Twist the rubber band around the center of the pencil, until it is completely wrapped.
If one doughnut were to spring into its soda-straw configuration, the change would stretch the other doughnut in a way that increases the energy of its rubber bands.
Place one end of a size-32 rubber band on top of the stack, close to one edge, as shown in Figure A (right).
Fit as many yarn lengths on the rubber band as you can.
DESCRIPTION: Foam fighter jet (and rubber band launcher) that fits the hand of the adult who takes it away from kid for playing with it inside the house
Glue the ball on top of the petals, with the rubber band inside the cap.
I know the record is there for the taking and it's right that the world's biggest rubber band ball should be rolled out where the biggest ball games in Wales are played,'' he said.
If you stretch the rubber band a little bit farther .