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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 ?
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.
That boy ought to sleep with a rubber band around his head to train his ears not to stick out.
18 1/2-by- 11 inch section of stiff cardboard One box String A soft drink can Rubber bands
plastic soft drink bottle with holes poked in the bottom, 1 small and 1 large balloon, rubber bands (or masking tape), scissors
Seven square, serially arranged, wall-mounted reliefs made of rubber sheets that have been geometrically patterned with hand-punched holes (1992--93), as well as a single square composition comprised of nails and rubber bands (1992), were also provocative, albeit on a pictorial level.
Flavored rubber bands for braces and flourescent mouth guards
And since hardly anyone ever throws away rubber bands, BandAds(TM) have an extended shelf life, a major advantage over other forms of advertising.
To the chief executive officer of the world's largest manufacturer of rubber bands, her company is not just about rubber bands or the thousands of other products it produces--it's what Alliance Rubber Co.
com/dp/B00JEPCRYE) previously had 4000 rubber bands, 170 S clips, 10 charms, beads, 4 plastic hooks with mini looms, 1 regular loom board and organizer case.
10 size-64 rubber bands * tape * 4-centimeter plastic bottle cap * meter stick * three 3-oz paper cups * marshmallow
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