English version

elastic band

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Daily life
elastic bandeˌlastic ˈband noun [countable]  elastic_bands.jpg British EnglishD a thin circular piece of rubber used for fastening things together syn rubber band
Examples from the Corpus
elastic bandHe pulled it farther open and saw that a bunch of quill pens in an elastic band had been moved.Then he starts to loop his hair into an elastic band first thing every morning.A leather ring fitted over each shoulder, with an elastic band stretched between them across my back.Then flick the elastic band a couple of times.She seemed harassed and shop-worn, her greying hair tied up in a bun with a twisted elastic band.
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