masking tape

noun mask·ing tape \ ˈmas-kiŋ- \
Updated on: 17 Nov 2017

Definition of masking tape

: a tape with adhesive on one side that has a variety of uses (as to cover a surface when painting near it)

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First Known Use of masking tape

1936


MASKING TAPE Defined for English Language Learners

masking tape

noun

Definition of masking tape for English Language Learners

  • : a type of tape that is sticky on one side and that has many different uses (such as to cover an area when you are painting near it)


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