One point of the compass is placed at the center of the protractor and an elastic band is looped between the points.
Time was stretched and manipulated with as much ease as an elastic band.
He will regard nature as an elastic band to stretch, rather than as a chain to break.
He loosened the elastic band and spread the remaining envelopes on his desk.
Her little pink hat was held on by an elastic band, which, being put behind her ears and under her chin, was cutting her cruelly.
The Allied armies had stretched like an elastic band, but had not broken.
The tormenting smile returned, and she slowly drew from her skirt a packet of yellow letters held together by an elastic band.
The letters were held together with an elastic band, and this gave some hope.
The plug and "ear bands" resemble an elastic band a quarter of an inch in width placed around a drinking glass.
Aunt Bessie worked her lips as though they were an elastic band.