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rubber1 British & World English

A tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically

rubber2 British & World English

A contest consisting of a series of successive matches (typically three or five) between the same sides or people in cricket, tennis, and other games

burn rubber British & World English

Drive very quickly

foam rubber British & World English

A spongy material made of rubber or plastic in the form of foam, used for cushioning and in upholstery

rubber band British & World English

A loop of rubber for holding things together

rubber boa British & World English

A short snake with a stout shiny brown body that looks and feels like rubber, found in western North America

rubber boot British & World English

A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot

rubber duck British & World English

An inflatable flat-bottomed rubber dinghy, typically motorized

rubber tree British & World English

A tree that produces the latex from which rubber is manufactured, native to the Amazonian rainforest and widely cultivated elsewhere

butyl rubber British & World English

A synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene and isoprene

rubber bullet British & World English

A large projectile made of rubber and shot from a firearm, used especially in riot control

rubber cement British & World English

A cement or adhesive containing rubber in a solvent

rubber cheque British & World English

A cheque that is returned unpaid

rubber plant British & World English

An evergreen tree of the fig family, which has large dark green shiny leaves and is widely cultivated as a houseplant. Native to SE Asia, it was formerly grown as a source of rubber

rubber stamp British & World English

A handheld device for inking and imprinting a message or design on a surface

sponge rubber British & World English

Rubber latex processed into a sponge-like substance

rubber stamp English Thesaurus

few believe it is anything more than a place where legislation gets a rubber stamp

rubber-chicken British & World English

Relating to a series of dinner and lunch appearances made by a politician or other public figures

rubber solution British & World English

A liquid that dries to a rubber-like material, used especially as an adhesive in mending rubber articles

India rubber tree British & World English

Another term for rubber plant222.

where the rubber meets the road British & World English

The point at which a theory or idea is put to a practical test

crêpe rubber in crêpe British & World English

Hard-wearing wrinkled rubber, used for the soles of shoes

crumb rubber in crumb British & World English

Granulated rubber, usually made from recycled car tyres

rubber match in rubber2 British & World English

A deciding game in a rubber of cricket, tennis, etc.

rubber-stamp in rubber stamp British & World English

Approve automatically without proper consideration

where the rubber meets the road in rubber1 British & World English

The point at which a theory or idea is put to a practical test

where or when the rubber meets or hits the road in rubber1 British & World English

The point at which a theory or idea is put to a practical test