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.
American-made rubber bands tend to have a higher rubber content and less filler than imports, the company said.
For Simko, preparation includes tying hooks to leaders, securing rubber bands to hooks for bridling and even looping the bands through rigging "needles" that he fashions from small pieces of No.
It gave off a signal and you were found to have a rubber band attaching a phone to you penis.
Start putting the rubber bands around the middle of the melon.
But what I'm thinking about now, in a world that is suddenly without Gordon, is the story of that rubber band, and what it took for him to break it.
Comparing the safety and efficacy of various procedures he said that Rubber Band is better than sclerotherapy and Hemorrhoidectomy is better than Rubber Band Ligation.
This rubber bands refill kit is recommended for kids aged 6 years and up.
How did a small company that started with a simple idea take over the rubber band industry?
But just the same, I decided to give this rubber band method a try.