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* (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌbə(ɹ)/, [ˈɹɐbə(ɹ)] * (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌbɚ/ * Rhymes: -ʌbə(r)

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌbə(ɹ)/, [ˈɹɐbə(ɹ)]
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɹʌbɚ/
  • Rhymes: -ʌbə(r)

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_rub_ +‎ _-er_ The substance was originally named for its ability to function as an eraser. The senses not having to do with rubbing or erasing are secondarily derived from the name of the substance. NOUN RUBBER (_usually uncountable_, _plural_ RUBBERS) * (uncountable) Pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree; a hydrocarbon polymer of isoprene. * (uncountable, countable) Synthetic materials with the same properties as natural rubber. * (countable, UK) An eraser. * 2006, Lisa Kervin, _Research for Educators_, page 148, For example, they may use paddle pop sticks, hand span, pencils, RUBBERS, mathematics equipment (i.e. base 10 material) or anything else the teacher can find to measure the lengths of nominated objects. * 2010, Anna Jacobs, _Beyond the Sunset_, unnumbered page, _Drawing materials,_ he thought, _I used to love drawing as a lad. I can afford some plain paper and pencils, surely? And a RUBBER, too._ He smiled at the memory of an elderly uncle, also fond of drawing, who′d always called RUBBERS ‘lead eaters’. * 2011, Patrick Lindsay, _The Spirit of the Digger_, Revised edition, unnumbered page, Stan stole a diary and some pens, pencils, ink and RUBBERS during his early days as a POW working on the Singapore docks. * (countable, Canada, US, slang) A condom. * (slang, of a draft/check) Not covered by funds on account. * (countable) Someone or something which rubs. * 1949, _LIFE_ (11 July 1949, page 21) What perplexity plagues the chin-RUBBER in the foreground and what so discourages the man leaning on the lamp post? And to what doom is the large man at right moving? Photographer Cowherd has no answers. * (countable, baseball) The rectangular pad on the pitcher's mound from which the pitcher must pitch. _Jones toes the RUBBER and then fires to the plate._ * (Canada, US, in the plural) Water resistant shoe covers, galoshes, overshoes. _Johnny, don't forget your RUBBERS today._ * (uncountable, slang) Tires, particularly racing tires. _Jones enters the pits to get new RUBBER._ SYNONYMS * (condom): _see_ Wikisaurus:condom. DERIVED TERMS TRANSLATIONS

rub +‎ -er

The substance was originally named for its ability to function as an eraser. The senses not having to do with rubbing or erasing are secondarily derived from the name of the substance.

Noun

rubber (usually uncountable, plural rubbers)

  1. (uncountable) Pliable material derived from the sap of the rubber tree; a hydrocarbon polymer of isoprene.
  2. (uncountable, countable) Synthetic materials with the same properties as natural rubber.
  3. (countable, UK) An eraser.
  4. (countable, Canada, US, slang) A condom.
  5. (slang, of a draft/check) Not covered by funds on account.
  6. (countable) Someone or something which rubs.
  7. (countable, baseball) The rectangular pad on the pitcher's mound from which the pitcher must pitch.
    Jones toes the rubber and then fires to the plate.
  8. (Canada, US, in the plural) Water resistant shoe covers, galoshes, overshoes.
    Johnny, don't forget your rubbers today.
  9. (uncountable, slang) Tires, particularly racing tires.
    Jones enters the pits to get new rubber.
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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 2
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Origin unknown. NOUN RUBBER (_plural_ RUBBERS) * (sports) A series of an odd number of games or matches of which a majority must be won (thus precluding a tie), especially a match consisting of the best of a series of three games in bridge or whist. * 1907 May 25, in _The Publishers' Weekly_, number 1843, page 1608 [1]: […] an old lady's innocent RUBBER. * (sports) A game or match played to break a tie. * The game of rubber bridge. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, _The Red-Headed League_ "Still, I confess that I miss my RUBBER. It is the first Saturday night for seven-and-twenty years that I have not had my RUBBER." "I think you will find that you will play for a higher stake to-night than you have ever done yet, and that the play will be more exciting." SEE ALSO * burn rubber * dead rubber

Origin unknown.

Noun

rubber (plural rubbers)

  1. (sports) A series of an odd number of games or matches of which a majority must be won (thus precluding a tie), especially a match consisting of the best of a series of three games in bridge or whist.
  2. (sports) A game or match played to break a tie.
  3. The game of rubber bridge.
    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, The Red-Headed League
    "Still, I confess that I miss my rubber. It is the first Saturday night for seven-and-twenty years that I have not had my rubber." "I think you will find that you will play for a higher stake to-night than you have ever done yet, and that the play will be more exciting."
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Dont le dans la catégorieENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY 3
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VERB RUBBER (_third-person singular simple present_ RUBBERS, _present participle_ RUBBERING, _simple past and past participle_ RUBBERED) * To eavesdrop on a telephone call

Verb

rubber (third-person singular simple present rubbers, present participle rubbering, simple past and past participle rubbered)

  1. To eavesdrop on a telephone call

Dont le dans la catégorieDUTCH - ETYMOLOGY
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Borrowing from English rubber

Borrowing from English rubber

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* Hyphenation: rub‧ber

  • Hyphenation: rub‧ber

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RUBBER

rubber


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