adhesive tape


Definition of adhesive tape

: tape coated on one side with an adhesive mixture especially : one used for covering wounds

Examples of adhesive tape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Virginia Tech also recommends using creams and lotions with steroids and quickly applying and removing adhesive tape to the area. Giulia Heyward And Saeed Ahmed, CNN, "There have been multiple sightings of a hairy, venomous caterpillar in Virginia," 8 Oct. 2020 YouTube videos about taping your mouth closed with specialized adhesive tape have racked up tens of thousands of views. Jen Rose Smith And Illustrations By Max Pepper, CNN, "Mouth breathing might be ruining your sleep. Here's how to fix it," 20 Aug. 2020 Home remedies include placing and ripping off adhesive tape over the sting to remove the spines, then applying ice packs. Rebecca Hennes, Houston Chronicle, "Everything you need to know about the venomous asp caterpillars in Houston," 6 Apr. 2020 The installation process is easy thanks to the self-adhesive tape along the back of the strip, and there’s an easy on/off switch that also has a dimming option. Popular Science, "Lights that are sure to make your home feel cozy," 30 Mar. 2020 The first aid kit should include items such as antihistamine (oral and creams), ace bandages, adhesive bandages of all sizes, antibiotic cream, anesthetic spray or lotion, exam gloves, tweezers, non-adhesive pads and adhesive tape. Cindy Krischer Goodman,, "As Hurricane Dorian approaches Florida, insurers lift medication refill limits," 29 Aug. 2019 Police recovered the package and found two Connecticut license plates that had been altered with adhesive tape. Dave Altimari,, "The events of May 24, the last day Jennifer Farber Dulos was seen alive, are a key element of the investigation into her disappearance," 16 June 2019 The needle pulls out and leaves behind a small plastic cannula held in place with a circle of adhesive tape attached to tubing that runs to my pump. Sue Campbell, Good Housekeeping, "Why Wearing a Bikini Will Help Me Feel Better About Having Diabetes," 7 Mar. 2016 The players previously said Bancroft used a piece of yellow adhesive tape covered with dirt to rub on the ball. Gerald Imray, Fox News, "Ball tampering plot: Smith, Warner banned for 12 months," 28 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of adhesive tape

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of adhesive tape was in 1887

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13 Oct 2020

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“Adhesive tape.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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Medical Definition of adhesive tape

: tape coated on one side with an adhesive mixture especially : one used for covering wounds

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