Definition and Meanings for rubber
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Part of Speech of rubber
Etymology of rubber
Meaning of rubber
- one who, or that which, rubs.;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 or a synthetic rubber.;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 bridge or whist, the odd game, as the third or the fifth, which decides the winner 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.
- india rubber; caoutchouc; gum elastic; -- also called natural rubber.
- any substance, whether natural or synthetic, resembling india rubber with respect to its elasticity.
- a low-cut overshoe made of natural or synthetic rubber, serving to keep the feet and shoes dry when walking in the rain or on a wet surface; -- usually used in the plural.
- a condom.