friction tape

noun

Definition of friction tape

: a usually cloth tape impregnated with water-resistant insulating material and an adhesive and used especially to protect, insulate, and support electrical conductors

First Known Use of friction tape

1920, in the meaning defined above

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“Friction tape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/friction%20tape. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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