rubber

rubber(
ruh
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buhr
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (material)
a. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Many useful things are made out of rubber.Muchas cosas útiles están hechas de goma.
b. el caucho
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We source the rubber for our tires from plantations in Africa.Obtenemos el caucho para los neumáticos de plantaciones en África.
c. el hule
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Local farmers harvest rubber as their main source of income.Los agricultores locales cosechan hule como su principal fuente de ingresos.
2. (eraser) (United Kingdom)
a. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
My pencil's rubber is worn down.La goma de mi lápiz está desgastada.
b. el borrador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I need a rubber to rub out this mistake.Necesito un borrador para borrar este error.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(condom)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Forget it! I'm not doing it without a rubber.¡Olvídate! Sin goma no lo hago.
b. el preservativo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Be safe and use a rubber.Cuídate y usa un preservativo.
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rubber
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (substance)
a. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
b. el hule
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
rubber ballpelota de goma
rubber bandgoma (elástica)
rubber bootbota de agua or goma or
rubber dinghylancha neumática
rubber glovesguantes de goma
rubber plantficus m inv
rubber ringflotador m
rubber stamptampón de goma
2. (eraser) (United Kingdom)
a. la goma (de borrar)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (for blackboards)
a. el borrador
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
4. (colloquial)
a. la goma
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
(condom)
b. el impermeable
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
c. el forro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(River Plate)
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rubber [ˈrʌbəʳ]
noun
1 (material) goma (f); caucho (m); hule (m); (LAm) jebe (m); (Col) (Peru)
to burn rubber ...the mature, self-assured type who does not need to burn rubber at the lights
2 (Britain) (eraser) goma (f) de borrar
3 especially (US) (condom) condón (m); goma (f)
4 (Mec) etc paño (m) de pulir
modifier
[+ball, dinghy, gloves, boots] de goma etc
rubber band (n) goma (f); gomita (f)
rubber boots (n) (US) botas (f) de agua; botas (f) altas de goma
rubber bullet (n) bala (f) de goma
rubber cement (n) adhesivo (m) de goma
rubber cheque (n) (Britain) cheque (m) sin fondos
rubber dinghy (n) lancha (f) neumática
rubber gloves (n) guantes (m) de goma
rubber goods (n) artículos (m) de goma
rubber industry (n) industria (f) del caucho; industria (f) cauchera
rubber plant (n) ficus (m)
rubber plantation (n) cauchal (m)
rubber raft (n) balsa (f) neumática
rubber ring (n) (for swimming) flotador (m)
for sitting on
rubber solution (n) disolución (f) de goma
rubber stamp (n) estampilla (f) de goma
rubber tree (n) árbol (m) gomero or de caucho
rubber [ˈrʌbəʳ]
noun
(Cards) partida (f)
Let's have a few rubbers of bridge
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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