A tough elastic polymeric substance made from the latex of a tropical plant or synthetically
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
To provide (a tyre, roller, etc.) with a new covering of rubber.
Rubber that has been hardened by vulcanizing.
A roll of woollen cloth moistened with oil and used for cleaning and polishing plates.
Rubber obtained from the coagulated latex of the tree Hevea brasiliensis (family Euphorbiaceae), especially in the Amazon region to which it is native.
A sheet of soft rubber pierced with holes and fitted in the mouth so as to protect the exposed teeth from saliva while a filling or other operation is done; (without article, in form rubberdam) rubber of this type.
A game played to determine the winner of a series.
The sap or latex of rubber trees.
A shoe heel made of rubber.
To wear shoes with rubber heels; (hence) to keep a person under surveillance, to spy on. Also with object: to investigate (a colleague), to keep (an associate) under surveillance.
Thin, flexible ice.
= rubber cheque.
Resembling or suggestive of rubber.
A loop of rubber used to secure or seal something.
A room used for the production, storage, or sale of rubber or rubber goods.
A place in which goods made of rubber are manufactured and sold; specifically a shop that sells condoms and (more notably) pornographic material.
Any of several vines which yield rubber; specifically the woody African vine Cryptostegia grandiflora (family Asclepiadaceae), widely cultivated in the tropics and a serious weed in northern Australia.
Drive very quickly
A lightweight form of rubber made by solidifying liquid foam
A loop of rubber for holding things together
A short snake with a stout shiny brown body that looks and feels like rubber, found in western North America
A knee-length waterproof rubber or plastic boot
An inflatable flat-bottomed rubber dinghy, typically motorized
A tree that produces the latex from which rubber is manufactured, native to the Amazonian rainforest and widely cultivated elsewhere
= India rubber. Now chiefly historical.
An early synthetic rubber made by polymerization of dimethylbutadiene.
A natural rubber obtained from the tree Castilla elastica (family Moraceae) of Central America and northern South America.
Any of various kinds of vulcanized sheet rubber, typically used to make manufactured articles, especially clothing; chiefly attributive.
Secured or fastened together with a rubber band.
A type of bridge which is scored in rubbers.
An inflatable flat-bottomed boat made of rubber or similar material.
A toy duck made of rubber or similar material, designed for use in the bath.
A sexual fetish centred on clothing or other items made of rubber; an item which is the object of such a fetish.
Products made of rubber; specifically condoms.
Latex from which rubber is produced.
A sheet of rubber, especially one from which shapes can be cut, or which is used to protect against water, dirt, etc.
= rubber boa.
Having a rubber tyre or tyres.
Rubber that is pale or white in colour (naturally or artificially).
A synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene and isoprene
A large projectile made of rubber and shot from a firearm, used especially in riot control
A cement or adhesive containing rubber in a solvent
A cheque that is returned unpaid
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
A handheld device for inking and imprinting a message or design on a surface
Rubber latex processed into a sponge-like substance
few believe it is anything more than a place where legislation gets a rubber stamp
A natural rubber obtained from the Panama rubber tree, Castilla elastica.