HyperDic: rubber

English > 8 senses of the word rubber:
NOUNsubstancerubber, natural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchoucan elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera ... / genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products
substancerubber, synthetic rubberany of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber
eventrubbera contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides
artifactrubber, rubber eraser, pencil eraseran eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber)
artifactrubber, condom, safety, safe, prophylacticcontraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse
artifactrubber, arctic, galosh, golosh, gumshoea waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
ADJECTIVEallrubber, no-goodreturned for lack of funds
VERBchangerubber, rubberize, rubberisecoat / coat or impregnate with rubber
rubber > pronunciation
Soundsrah'ber
Rhymesabsorber ... weber / Weber: 72 rhymes with ber...
English > rubber: 8 senses > adjective 1
MeaningReturned for lack of funds.
Example"a rubber check"
Synonymno-good
Categorybankingtransacting business with a bank
BroaderbadHaving undesirable or negative qualities
Usage ofcolloquialismA colloquial expression
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningAn elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera ... / genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products.
Synonymsnatural rubber, India rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc
NarrowerPara rubberA type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees
cold rubberA rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires
crepe rubbercrude natural rubber
foam rubberspongy rubber
hard rubber, vulcanite, eboniteA hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber
BroaderlatexA milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air
Spanishcaucho, caucho natural, goma elástica, goma, poliisopreno
Catalancautxú, goma elàstica, goma
Adjectivesrubberyhaving an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness
Verbsrubberize, rubbercoat / coat or impregnate with rubber
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 2, substance
MeaningAny of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber.
Synonymsynthetic rubber
Narrowerbuna, buna rubberMade by polymerizing butadiene
butyl rubbersynthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene
neopreneA synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging
silicone rubbermade from silicone elastomers
Broadersynthetic, synthetic substanceA compound made artificially by chemical reactions
Spanishcaucho sintético, goma, goma sintética
Catalangoma, goma sintètica
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 3, event
MeaningA contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides.
Example"he won three out of five games to take the rubber"
Broadercontest, competitionAn occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 4, artifact
MeaningAn eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil.
Synonymsrubber eraser, pencil eraser
Part ofpencilA thin cylindrical pointed writing implement
BroadereraserAn implement used to erase something
Spanishgoma de borrar, goma
Catalangoma d'esborrar, goma
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 5, artifact
Meaningcontraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse.
Synonymscondom, safety, safe, prophylactic
Broadercontraceptive, preventive, preventative, contraceptive device, prophylactic device, birth control deviceAn agent or device intended to prevent conception
Spanishcondom, condón, goma, preservativo, profiláctico
Catalancondom, Condom, condó, goma, preservatiu, profilàctic
English > rubber: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow.
Synonymsarctic, galosh, golosh, gumshoe
Broaderovershoefootwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold
Spanishbota de lluvia, bota para la lluvia, chanclo de goma, chanclo
Catalanxancle de goma
English > rubber: 8 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningcoat / coat or impregnate with rubber.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"rubberize fabric for rain coats"
Synonymsrubberize, rubberise
Broadercoat, surfacePut a coat on
Spanishencauchar, engomar
Nounsrubberan elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera ... / genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products

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