Meaning of RUBBER in English

RUBBER

transcription, транскрипция: [ rʌbə(r) ]

( rubbers)

1.

Rubber is a strong, waterproof, elastic substance made from the juice of a tropical tree or produced chemically. It is used for making tyres, boots, and other products.

...the smell of burning rubber.

N-UNCOUNT

2.

Rubber things are made of rubber.

...rubber gloves.

ADJ : usu ADJ n

3.

A rubber is a small piece of rubber or other material that is used to remove mistakes that you have made while writing, drawing, or typing. ( BRIT; in AM, use eraser )

N-COUNT

4.

A rubber is a condom. ( AM INFORMAL )

N-COUNT

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