burn rubber

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Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of burn rubber

informal
:to drive very fast
  • They were burning rubber up and down the road.

Word by Word Definitions

burn play
  1. : creek

  1. : to consume fuel and give off heat, light, and gases

  2. : to undergo combustion

  3. : to contain a fire

  1. : an act, process, instance, or result of burning: such as

  2. : injury or damage resulting from exposure to fire, heat, caustics, electricity, or certain radiations

  3. : a burned area

rubber play
  1. : one that rubs

  2. : an instrument or object (such as a rubber eraser) used in rubbing, polishing, scraping, or cleaning

  3. : something that prevents rubbing or chafing

  1. : a contest consisting of an odd number of games won by the side that takes a majority (such as two out of three)

  2. : an odd game played to determine the winner of a tie


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