Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various polymers having the elastic properties of natural rubber.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. any polymer having the elastic properties of rubber

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

  • n. any of various elastic materials that resemble rubber (resumes its original shape when a deforming force is removed)

Etymologies

elast(ic) + (poly)mer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From elastic +‎ -mer. (Wiktionary)

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