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rubber band

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Definition of rubber band in English:

noun

A loop of rubber for holding things together.
Example sentences
  • When his back was turned, she pulled out a paper clip and a rubber band, took careful aim, and fired.
  • I picked it up, took off the rubber band that held it together, and began to thumb through it.
  • He carried a wooden cane that was splintered at the handle so he had a rubber band to keep it together.

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