rubber band

noun
Updated on: 21 Apr 2018

Definition of rubber band

: a continuous band of rubber used in various ways (as for holding together a sheaf of papers)

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First Known Use of rubber band

1844

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RUBBER BAND Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of rubber band for English Language Learners

  • : a thin, flexible loop that is made of rubber and used to hold things together


RUBBER BAND Defined for Kids

rubber band

noun

Definition of rubber band for Students

: a continuous band made of rubber for holding things together : elastic


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