Informal. a room padded with foam rubber for the confinement of a violent mentally ill person.
noun 1. Also called India rubber, natural rubber, gum elastic, caoutchouc. a highly elastic solid substance, light cream or dark amber in color, polymerized by the drying and coagulation of the latex or milky juice of rubber trees and plants, especially Hevea and Ficus species. 2. a material made by chemically treating and toughening this […]
[ruhb-er-stamp] /ˈrʌb ərˈstæmp/ verb (used with object) 1. to imprint with a rubber stamp. 2. to give approval automatically or without consideration: to rubber-stamp the president’s proposals. adjective 3. tending to give approval automatically or without due consideration: a rubber-stamp Congress that passed all the president’s bills. rubber stamp noun 1. a device with a […]
noun 1. any tree that yields latex from which rubber is produced, especially Hevea brasiliensis, of the spurge family, native to South America, the chief commercial source of rubber. noun 1. a tropical American euphorbiaceous tree, Hevea brasiliensis, cultivated throughout the tropics, esp in Malaya, for the latex of its stem, which is the major […]
adjective 1. like rubber; elastic; tough. adjective 1. having the texture of or resembling rubber, esp in flexibility or toughness