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rub·ber

(rŭb'ĕr),
The prepared inspissated milky juice of Hevea brasiliensis and other Hevea species (family Euphorbiaceae), known in commerce as pure Para rubber; used in the manufacture of various plasters, tissues, bandages, and in other applications.

rubber

See condom.

rubber

Sexology
noun Condom (US).
 
Vox populi
noun Eraser (UK).
References in classic literature ?
With all his strength he drew back the heavy rubber bands and the stone whistled through the air.
You are very kind," said Lady Middleton to Elinor; "and as you really like the work, perhaps you will be as well pleased not to cut in till another rubber, or will you take your chance now?
Here there were no white men, no soldiers, nor any rubber or ivory to be gathered for cruel and thankless taskmasters.
That boy ought to sleep with a rubber band around his head to train his ears not to stick out.
The Mulliners are going on, and mother does miss her rubber so.
On his bald head was perched a little, round, red cap held in place by a rubber elastic underneath his chin.
In that case," she said, seating herself in a doorway and unlocking her satchel, "I shall have to put on my rubber boots.
This distinguished scientist has expounded his views in a book entitled "Verschwinden und Seine Theorie," which has attracted some attention, "particularly," says one writer, "among the followers of Hegel, and mathematicians who hold to the actual existence of a so- called non-Euclidean space--that is to say, of space which has more dimensions than length, breadth, and thickness--space in which it would be possible to tie a knot in an endless cord and to turn a rubber ball inside out without 'a solution of its continuity,' or in other words, without breaking or cracking it.
I trapped him behind large palms and rubber plants, though he did not know he was trapped.
Play the first rubber, and then give me another chance.
The following morning, at eleven o'clock, she presented herself at the offices of the Imperial and West African Rubber Company.
As he stood there, gazing into the middle distance, an individual of dishevelled aspect sidled up, a vagrant of almost the maximum seediness, from whose midriff there protruded a trayful of a strange welter of collar-studs, shoe-laces, rubber rings, buttonhooks, and dying roosters.