Definition of Rubberlike

1. Adjective. Having an elastic texture resembling rubber in flexibility or toughness.

Exact synonyms: Rubbery
Similar to: Elastic
Derivative terms: Rubber



Definition of Rubberlike

1. Adjective. Having the characteristics of rubber ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rubberlike

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Rubberlike

rubber trees
rubbered
rubberier
rubberiest
rubberily
rubbering
rubberise
rubberised
rubberises
rubberising
rubberize
rubberized
rubberizes
rubberizing
rubberless
rubberlike (current term)
rubberneck
rubbernecked
rubbernecker
rubberneckers
rubbernecking
rubbernecks
rubberoid
rubbers
rubberstamp
rubberstamped
rubberstamping
rubberstamps
rubberwear
rubberwood

Literary usage of Rubberlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... and without which the finished product would be too tough — more or less rubberlike. Rye flour contains similar bodies to an almost equal degree, ..."

2. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North, William M. Schuyler (1913)
"... of varying properties ; in the case of the rubber, likewise, the homologues of isoprene are found to give rubberlike substances of diverse properties. ..."

3. Annals of Ophthalmology (1917)
"... began to get opalescent at 142° F.; became opal white at 157° F., and pearl white above that, and became of a firm rubberlike consistency. 3. ..."

4. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"A rubberlike material, such as neoprene or silicone rubber. In photography, an electrical light source that emits a brief burst of light. ..."

5. Handbook of Nature-study for Teachers and Parents: Based on the Cornell by Anna Botsford Comstock (1911)
"LESSON CXXXI THE MILKWEED Leading thought—The milkweed when wounded secretes a milky juice which is of a rubberlike composition; it flows out of the wounded ..."

6. Longman's Magazine by Charles James Longman (1888)
"For instance: there is one tissue of our bodies that is of first and greatest moment, I mean the elastic rubberlike tissue which gives elasticity to the ..."

7. The Ottawa Naturalist by Ottawa Field-Naturalists' Club (1907)
"From time to time these black, hard balls, rubberlike in appearance and heavy, had been sent to the Experimental Farm from the West, with the question: What ..."

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