An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or cleaning.
A coarse file, or the rough part of a file.
A whetstone; a rubstone.
An eraser, usually made of caoutchouc.
The cushion of an electrical machine.
One who performs massage, especially in a Turkish bath.
Something that chafes or annoys; hence, something that grates on the feelings; a sarcasm; a rub.
In some games, as whist, the odd game, as the third or the fifth, when there is a tie between the players; as, to play the rubber; also, a contest determined by the winning of two out of three games; as, to play a rubber of whist.
Well... I had braces and I had to wear headgear! I loved my braces, actually. For me, they were like a piece of jewelry! Instead of the silver or pewter I had gold braces. It was so much fun, I loved them. I got to change the colors and stuff and I had the rubber bands. Jordin Sparks
In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the 'Mind of God' is cosmic music resonating in 11-dimensional hyperspace. Michio Kaku
The planet's spinning a thousand miles an hour around this gigantic nuclear explosion while these people roll these machines with rubber tires over this hard surface that we've laid down over the planet so that we can easily move ourselves back and forth. Joe Rogan
I used to soak my mitts in a bucket of water for about two days. Then I'd put a couple of baseballs in the pocket and wrap it up with a rubber band. Today you don't have to do that, because catchers' mitts are more like first baseman's gloves. Bob Uecker
Our family room, where we live, is about togetherness and ease. Nothing in my house is too formal. There are no coasters on tables; the kids can eat Popsicles on the couch if they want to. I let them ride these little cycles we got for them when they were 3 that have rubber wheels and no pedals. Cindy Crawford
rubber in Dutch is elastiek, rubberen
rubber in Finnish is kondomi
rubber in German is Radiergummi, Gummi
rubber in Italian is gomma
rubber in Norwegian is gummi
rubber in Portuguese is borracha
rubber in Spanish is condom, goma, caucho, preservativo
rubber in Swedish is gummi
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