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Meaning of RUBBER

Pronunciation:  'rubur

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  contraceptive device consisting of a thin rubber or latex sheath worn over the penis during intercourse
  2. [n]  a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow
  3. [n]  an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil
  4. [n]  latex from trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus)
  5. [adj]  (informal) "a rubber check"; "a no-good check"
  6. [adj]  made of rubber and therefore water-repellent; "rubber boots"
  7. [v]  coat or impregnate with rubber, as of fabrics

RUBBER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: arctic, bad, caoutchouc, condom, galosh, golosh, gum elastic, gumshoe, impermeable, India rubber, no-good, pencil eraser, prophylactic, rubber eraser, rubberise, rubberised, rubberize, rubberized, safe, safety
 See Also: birth control device, coat, cold rubber, contraceptive, contraceptive device, crepe rubber, ebonite, eraser, foam rubber, hard rubber, latex, overshoe, Para rubber, pencil, preventative, preventive, prophylactic device, surface, synthetic rubber, vulcanite



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Rub"ber\, n.
1. One who, or that which, rubs. Specifically:
   (a) An instrument or thing used in rubbing, polishing, or
   (b) A coarse file, or the rough part of a file.
   (c) A whetstone; a rubstone.
   (d) An eraser, usually made of caoutchouc.
   (e) The cushion of an electrical machine.
   (f) One who performs massage, especially in a Turkish
   (g) Something that chafes or annoys; hence, something that
       grates on the feelings; a sarcasm; a rub. --Thackeray.

2. 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.
   --Beaconsfield. ``A rubber of cribbage.'' --Dickens.

3. India rubber; caoutchouc.

4. An overshoe made of India rubber. [Colloq.]

{Antimony rubber}, an elastic durable variety of vulcanized
   caoutchouc of a red color. It contains antimony sulphide
   as an important constituent.

{Hard rubber}, a kind of vulcanized caoutchouc which nearly
   resembles horn in texture, rigidity, etc.

{India rubber}, caoutchouc. See {Caoutchouc}.

{Rubber cloth}, cloth covered with caoutchouc for excluding
   water or moisture.

{Rubber dam} (Dentistry), a shield of thin sheet rubber
   clasped around a tooth to exclude saliva from the tooth.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing rubber in your dream, represents your adaptability and versatility to various situations. Dreaming that you are hitting someone with a rubber object indicates that things literally bounce off of them. They are less effected by what is going around them.