[ UK /ɹˈʌbɐ/ ]
[ US /ˈɹəbɝ/ ]
  1. any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
  2. contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  3. 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
  4. a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
  5. an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil
  6. a contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides
    he won three out of five games to take the rubber
  1. coat or impregnate with rubber
    rubberize fabric for rain coats
  1. returned for lack of funds
    a rubber check
    a no-good check
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How To Use rubber In A Sentence

  • Again wear rubber gloves and repeat the treatment until the wood can absorb no more.
  • The mask is left on for about 15 minutes while it sets to a rubbery texture.
  • The sound is a direct descendant of old skool UK garage, the bumpy beats of yore with rubbery basslines and cutting edge sampling techniques, taking in everything from soul to electro to jazz to blue grass.
  • The girls were tapping the rubber.
  • The teacher is cleaning the blackboard with a board rubber.
  • Add the molasses, corn oil, and maple syrup and, using a rubber spatula, gently stir to combine.
  • The belt may make a squealing noise and throw off sooty black particles of rubber.
  • Bush didn't use this power because he had no interest in impeding the BPP, which was infamous for rubber-stamping executions. The Texas Clemency Memos
  • And I wouldn't mind even more rubber :- But yes, thank goodness it is not too coconutty. Profumum Volo AZ 686: Perfume Review
  • The police responded by firing rubber bullets, wooden pellets, and tear gas into the crowd.
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