adhesive tape


adhesive tape
noun
tape coated with adhesive
Hypernyms: ↑tape
Hyponyms:

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noun
: tape made usually of woven cotton of various widths coated on one side with an adhesive mixture and used for many purposes in industry, manufacturing, and especially in surgery to cover and hold dressings, hold wound edges together, or immobilize a limb or joint

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cotton or other fabric coated with an adhesive substance, used for covering minor injuries on the skin, holding a bandage in place, etc.
[1930-34]

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adhesive tape,
a strip of cloth coated on one surface with a sticky substance, used especially for holding bandages in place.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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