: a thin, flexible loop that is made of rubber and used to hold things together : rubber band
Recent Examples on the Web The faux leather cover is durable and secured with an elastic band. —Michelle Pugle, Health, 22 Mar. 2023 With their thick elastic band snug around my head, my goggles didn’t budge an inch. —Sarah Kuta, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Mar. 2023 What to Consider: An elastic band called the WireStrap is required to keep it flat when folded. —Sarah Kester, Travel + Leisure, 3 Mar. 2023 The camisole top is designed with adjustable shoulder straps, a V-neck, and a low-cut back, while the shorts include two side slits and an elastic band waistline. —Amy Schulman, Peoplemag, 25 Feb. 2023 This bungee-style band from Nike is constructed with a fabric sleeve over top of the rubber elastic band, which protects your skin and body hair from uncomfortable pinching. —Men's Health, 23 Feb. 2023
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