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Definition 1: a waterproof overshoe that protects shoes from water or snow - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) footwear that protects your shoes from water or snow or cold

Definition 2: contraceptive device consisting of a sheath of thin rubber or latex that is worn over the penis during intercourse - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) an agent or device intended to prevent conception

Definition 3: an eraser made of rubber (or of a synthetic material with properties similar to rubber); commonly mounted at one end of a pencil - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) an implement used to erase something

(... is part of rubber) a thin cylindrical pointed writing implement; a rod of marking substance encased in wood

Definition 4: a contest consisting of a series of successive matches between the same sides - [noun denoting event]

Samples where rubber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he won three out of five games to take the rubber

(rubber is a kind of ...) an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants

Definition 5: an elastic material obtained from the latex sap of trees (especially trees of the genera Hevea and Ficus) that can be vulcanized and finished into a variety of products - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) a milky exudate from certain plants that coagulates on exposure to air

(... is a kind of rubber ) spongy rubber; made by introducing air bubbles before vulcanization and used for cushioning or upholstery

(... is a kind of rubber ) crude natural rubber; used mainly for shoe soles

(... is a kind of rubber ) a rubber made at low temperatures (5 degrees Centigrade) which is tougher than conventional rubber and is often used in car tires

(... is a kind of rubber ) a hard nonresilient rubber formed by vulcanizing natural rubber

(... is a kind of rubber ) a type of natural rubber obtained from tropical South American trees

Definition 6: any of various synthetic elastic materials whose properties resemble natural rubber - [noun denoting substance]

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) a compound made artificially by chemical reactions

(... is a kind of rubber ) made from silicone elastomers; retains flexibility resilience and tensile strength over a wide temperature range

(... is a kind of rubber ) a synthetic rubber that is resistant to oils and aging; used in waterproof products

(... is a kind of rubber ) made by polymerizing butadiene

(... is a kind of rubber ) synthetic rubber made by polymerizing isobutylene

Definition 7: coat or impregnate with rubber - [verb of change]

Samples where rubber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rubberize fabric for rain coats

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is a kind of ...) put a coat on; cover the surface of; furnish with a surface

"coat the cake with chocolate"

Definition 8: returned for lack of funds - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where rubber or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a rubber check
  • a no-good check

Synonyms for rubber in the sense of this definition

(rubber is similar to ...) having undesirable or negative qualities

"a bad report card" "his sloppy appearance made a bad impression" "a bad little boy" "clothes in bad shape" "a bad cut" "bad luck" "the news was very bad" "the reviews were bad" "the pay is bad" "it was a bad light for reading" "the movie was a bad choice"

(rubber belongs to category ...) transacting business with a bank; depositing or withdrawing funds or requesting a loan etc.

(rubber is used in the usage domain ...) a colloquial expression; characteristic of spoken or written communication that seeks to imitate informal speech

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