adhesive tape


Definition of adhesive tape

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

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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 That’s the prescription from La Jolla’s DermTech, which offers skin tests for melanoma using a special adhesive tape. Bradley J. Fikes,, "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,, "Some NFL predictions sure to come true — or not," 1 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of adhesive tape

1887, in the meaning defined above

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22 Jun 2019

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The first known use of adhesive tape was in 1887

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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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