Definitions for rubberˈrʌb ər

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  1. rubber, natural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc(noun)

    an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products

  2. rubber, synthetic rubber(noun)

    any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber

  3. rubber eraser, rubber, pencil eraser(noun)

    an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil

  4. condom, rubber, safety, safe, prophylactic(noun)

    contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse

  5. arctic, galosh, golosh, rubber, gumshoe(adj)

    a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow

  6. rubber, no-good(verb)

    returned for lack of funds

    "a rubber check"; "a no-good check"

  7. rubberize, rubberise, rubber(verb)

    coat or impregnate with rubber

    "rubberize fabric for rain coats"

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  1. Rubber(n.)

    India rubber; caoutchouc; gum elastic; -- also called natural rubber.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rubber(noun)

    one who, or that which, rubs

  2. Rubber(noun)

    an instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning

  3. Rubber(noun)

    a coarse file, or the rough part of a file

  4. Rubber(noun)

    a whetstone; a rubstone

  5. Rubber(noun)

    an eraser, usually made of caoutchouc

  6. Rubber(noun)

    the cushion of an electrical machine

  7. Rubber(noun)

    one who performs massage, especially in a Turkish bath

  8. Rubber(noun)

    something that chafes or annoys; hence, something that grates on the feelings; a sarcasm; a rub

  9. Rubber(noun)

    in some games, as whist, the odd game, as the third or the fifth, when there is a tie between the players; as, to play the rubber; also, a contest determined by the winning of two out of three games; as, to play a rubber of whist

  10. Rubber(noun)

    india rubber; caoutchouc

  11. Rubber(noun)

    an overshoe made of India rubber

U.S. National Library of MedicineRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Rubber

    A high-molecular-weight polymeric elastomer derived from the milk juice (LATEX) of HEVEA brasiliensis and other trees and plants. It is a substance that can be stretched at room temperature to at least twice its original length and after releasing the stress, retract rapidly, and recover its original dimensions fully.

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  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'rubber' in Adjectives Frequency: #1002

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