synthetic rubber made at low temperatures (about 5°C). It is stronger than that made at higher temperatures and is used for car tyres
a kind of light cellular rubber made by creating bubbles of gas in the liquid material and solidifying it: often used as packaging
a hard fairly inelastic material made by vulcanizing natural rubber
an eraser for removing ink
a South American rubber obtained from any of various euphorbiaceous trees of the genus Hevea, esp H . brasiliensis
to accelerate an automobile very rapidly, as in a drag race
A rubber band is a thin circle of very elastic rubber. You put it around things such as papers in order to keep them together.
Rubber boots are long boots made of rubber that you wear to keep your feet dry .
any game played to break a tie resulting when each side has won the same number of games
a condition in which the mandible becomes demineralized and excessively mobile in animals with advanced renal disease
an air-filled ring made of rubber, used as a swimming aid
a room padded with foam rubber for the confinement of a violent mentally ill person
a tropical American euphorbiaceous tree, Hevea brasiliensis, cultivated throughout the tropics, esp in Malaya, for the latex of its stem, which is the major source of commercial rubber
rubber obtained from uncultivated rubber trees
a copolymer of isobutene and isoprene, used in tyres and as a waterproofing material
a type of crude natural rubber in the form of colourless or pale yellow crinkled sheets, prepared by pressing bleached coagulated latex through corrugated rollers : used for the soles of shoes and in making certain surgical and medical goods
crude, natural rubber obtained from latex ; caoutchouc
rubber used to make many products such as gloves, condoms, etc, and which is made from latex, a whitish milky fluid containing protein, starch, alkaloids, etc, that is produced by many plants
a piece of rubber used for erasing something written in pencil ; eraser
knee-length or calf-length rubber or rubberized boots, worn esp in wet conditions
a form of bridge in which fresh hands are dealt for each round and the aim is to win a rubber
A rubber bullet is a bullet made of a metal ball coated with rubber. It is intended to injure people rather than kill them, and is used by police or soldiers to control crowds during a riot.
any of a number of adhesives made by dissolving rubber in a solvent such as benzene
a check that is worthless because of insufficient funds in the drawer's account
a cheque that bounces
A dinghy is a small open boat that you sail or row.
gloves made of rubber, worn to protect the hands while washing up, gardening, etc
contraceptives ; condoms
A rubber plant is a type of plant with shiny leaves. It grows naturally in Asia but is also grown as a house plant in other parts of the world.
A rubber stamp is a small device with a name, date, or symbol on it. You press it on to an ink pad and then on to a document in order to show that the document has been officially dealt with.
having a tyre or tyres made of rubber
a type of crude natural rubber in the form of brown sheets obtained by coagulating latex with an acid, rolling it into sheets, and drying over open wood fires . It is the main raw material for natural rubber products
spongy form of rubber
rubber with a spongelike consistency
a kind of rubber-based adhesive
a rubberlike polymer prepared from certain silicones : it maintains its elasticity over a wide range of temperatures and is used in gaskets, insulation, etc.
an estate in a tropical country where rubber trees are grown on a large scale
any of various synthetic materials, similar to natural rubber, made by polymerizing unsaturated hydrocarbons, such as isoprene and butadiene
If someone is rubbernecking, they are staring at someone or something, especially in a rude or silly way.
a bushy shrub, Parthenium argentatum, of the southwestern US: family Asteraceae ( composites )
a widely cultivated tropical vine