duct tape

noun \ ˈdək(t)- \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of duct tape

: a wide cloth adhesive tape originally designed for sealing joints in heating or air-conditioning ducts

duct-tape

transitive verb

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First Known Use of duct tape

1973

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DUCT TAPE Defined for English Language Learners

duct tape

Definition of duct tape for English Language Learners

  • : a wide, sticky, and usually silver tape that is made of cloth and that is used especially to repair things


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duct tape

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Definition of duct tape for Students

: a wide sticky usually silver tape made of cloth

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