Rubber

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Definition

rubber: an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees
noun
I bought a pack of rubber bands to flick at my teacher.

a rubber (UK): an eraser, an item used to rub out writing in pencil
noun

Examples

  • "A regulation dodgeball is a rubber ball 8 and 1/2 inches in diameter;"
  • "Bob Carter : Well, they're black on one side, with a stripe on the other, there's a rubber antenna, and some blue thing."
  • "Put your rubber gloves on."
  • "We have three bottles of champagne, a big rubber ball, and a net."
  • "You can come over, as long as you bring some rum, some rubber gloves and a towel."
  • "Minor victory: I've persuaded Horatio to wear rubber gloves after using the toilet."
  • "Wang/Fang Textiles and Rubber (Hong Kong, merger between Wang and childhood friend Dong Fang's business."

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