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rubber band

noun as in elastic band

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The word “hole” has many meanings in everyday speech — bubbles, rubber bands and bowls all have different kinds of holes.

I also brought two extra tubes, a pump, a multi-tool to tighten bolts, a patch kit, electrical tape and rubber bands.

Transfer them to a large, cylindrical container and cover the opening with cheesecloth secured with a rubber band or string.

Thicker bands are better for leg and glute exercises, while stretchier rubber bands are an excellent way to target the arms, chest, and back.

Meanwhile, wrap the lid of the pot in a clean dish towel, preferably one that’s waffle-knit or terry cloth, securing it to the handle with a knot or rubber band so the edge of it won’t be in danger of catching flame.

"One dollar," he said and threw a plainer stone with a rubber band looped around it for our payment.

At that point, like a taut and twisted rubber band, I sprung into action and completed the book in about two months.

“I view my career like a rubber-band ball in that every role is a new experience building toward something bigger,” she said.

The first lady packs a rubber band and a jump rope in her suitcase on the road.

The triangle is “like a rubber band wound up in a toy propeller,” Turner says.

Around the outside of the case was a piece of paper, held in place by a rubber band.

Kip removed the rubber band, unrolled the paper, studied it in match light.

He pulled off an india-rubber band from the latest packet, and was soon deep in them, at first half ashamed, half contemptuous.

A very deceiving illusion can be contrived with a bit of wire, a rubber band and a toothpick.

The hairpin or wire is bent as shown in the illustration, and the rubber band then placed on the inverted U-shaped part.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rubber-band, such as: elastic, elastic loop, gum band, and rubberband.

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