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 rubber rubber

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  ( caoutchouc, gum elastic, India rubber, natural rubber, rubber )
    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
  • a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow  ( arctic, galosh, golosh, gumshoe, rubber )
    a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
  • contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse  ( condom, prophylactic, rubber, safe, safety )
    contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
  • an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil  ( pencil eraser, rubber, rubber eraser )
    an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil
  • a contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides  ( rubber )
    a contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides
     he won three out of five games to take the rubber
    he won three out of five games to take the rubber
  • any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber  ( rubber, synthetic rubber )
    any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
  • adj

  • returned for lack of funds  ( no-good, rubber )
    returned for lack of funds
     a rubber check
    a rubber check
     a no-good check
    a no-good check
  • verb

  • coat or impregnate with rubber  ( rubber, rubberise, rubberize )
    coat or impregnate with rubber
     rubberize fabric for rain coats
    rubberize fabric for rain coats


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