adhesive tape

noun

Definition of adhesive tape 

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

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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 That’s the prescription from La Jolla’s DermTech, which offers skin tests for melanoma using a special adhesive tape. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Battling skin cancer with a piece of tape instead of a scapel," 14 Mar. 2018 Bears rookie quarterback Mitch Trubisky will be used mostly to use his height to get the adhesive tape off the top shelf. Bernie Lincicome, chicagotribune.com, "Some NFL predictions sure to come true — or not," 1 Sep. 2017

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1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of adhesive tape was in 1887

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adhesive tape

noun

Medical Definition of adhesive tape 

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

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