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  • n. A small, narrow loop of rubber or similar material used to hold items together.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Same as rubber band.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a narrow band of elastic rubber used to hold things (such as papers) together


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  • Clawing her way up in darkness, her headlamp slung by its elastic band over her wrist, Anna wished she'd had sense enough to wear a hard hat.


  • Frank Abbott slipped an elastic band round his notebook and put it in his pocket.

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