rubber band Meaning in the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “rubber band” - Learner’s Dictionary

rubber band

noun [C]     ( also UK elastic band)
a thin circle of rubber used to hold things togetherBands, straps and strips
Translations of “rubber band”
in Korean 고무 밴드, 고무줄…
in Arabic أسْتيك مِن المَطّاط…
in Portuguese (tira de) elástico…
in Catalan goma elàstica…
in Japanese ゴムバンド…
in Italian elastico di gomma…
in Chinese (Traditional) 橡皮圈,橡皮筋…
in Russian аптечная резинка…
in Turkish lastik bant…
in Chinese (Simplified) 橡皮圈,橡皮筋…
in Polish gumka…
(Definition of rubber band from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

More Learner's Dictionary definitions for “rubber band”

cn u txt?
cn u txt?
by ,
June 28, 2016
by Colin McIntosh The advent of social media has seen a huge increase in the use of informal abbreviations, many recently added to the Cambridge Dictionary. We have always had abbreviations, of course. Well-known examples include IOU (for “I owe you”), used to give an informal written guarantee that you will pay back a sum of

Read More 

Word of the Day

be as thick as thieves

to be very close friends and share secrets, etc.

Word of the Day

creeping obesity noun
creeping obesity noun
June 27, 2016
obesity which results from incremental weight gain over a number of years More than just a holiday glow: Experts reveal taking a vacation can actually save your LIFE (but there is still a risk of ‘creeping obesity’)

Read More