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Band–Aid

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adjective \ˈban-ˈdād\

Simple Definition of Band–Aid

  • : able to help or improve something only for a short period of time

Full Definition of Band–Aid

  1. :  offering, making use of, or serving as a temporary or expedient remedy or solution


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Band–Aid

trademark

Simple Definition of Band–Aid

  • —used for a small bandage

Full Definition of Band–Aid

  1. —used for a small adhesive strip with a gauze pad for covering minor wounds


Medical Dictionary

Band–Aid

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trademark \ˈban-ˈdād\

Medical Definition of Band–Aid

  1. —used for a small adhesive strip with a gauze pad for covering minor wounds




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