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
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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