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elastic band

noun [C]
 
UK ( UK/US rubber band)
a thin circle of rubber used to hold things togetherBands, straps and strips
Translations of “elastic band”
in Korean 고무줄…
in Arabic مَطّاطة دائريّة…
in Portuguese (tira de) elástico…
in Catalan goma elàstica…
in Japanese 輪ゴム…
in Italian elastico…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橡皮圈,橡皮筋…
in Russian резинка…
in Turkish lastik bant…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橡皮圈,橡皮筋…
in Polish gumka…
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