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elastic band Line breaks: elas|tic band

Definition of elastic band in English:

noun

British
A rubber band.
Example sentences
  • I fixed it with rubber elastic bands to reduce vibrations and noise.
  • Here were the lower halves of trouser-legs with elastic bands to hold them in position between knee and ankle.
  • In a normal joint, the ligaments are like tight elastic bands holding the bones apart, while the bones themselves have a protective coating of cartilage.

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