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Definition of the noun adhesive tape

What does adhesive tape mean as a name of something?


  1. tape coated with adhesive
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: tape = a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
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Alternative definition of the noun adhesive tape


  1. [US] Sticky tape, typically white in color and 1/2 to 1 inch wide, intended for use in fastening bandages and related healthcare applications.


  1. Adhesive tape is one of many varieties of backing materials coated with an adhesive. Several types of adhesives can be used.
    • also known as Scotch Tape, Duct Tape, Masking Tape
  2. Adhesive tape a.k.a. Pressure-sensitive tape, known also in various countries as PSA tape, adhesive tape, self-stick tape, sticky tape, or just tape, is an adhesive tape that will stick with application pressure, without the need for solvent, heat, or water for activation. It can be used in the home, office, industry, and institutions for a wide variety of purposes.

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Google previewThe Household Dictionary (1920)

by Winnifred Shaw Fales

Adhesive Tape, Uses For. 1. After cementing Broken Glass and China, apply adhesive tape to hold the parts in place until thoroughly dry. 2. Use adhesive tape for the temporary repair of a Glass Door in an Oven, applying it to both sides of the ...

Google previewSzycher's Dictionary of Biomaterials and Medical Devices (1992)

by Michael Szycher

Adhesive Tape Adhesive Tape A ...

Google previewThe Visual Dictionary of Communications & Office Automation - Communications & Office Automation (2009)

box sealing tape dispenser Device that is used to unroll, apply and cut a roll of adhesive tape using one hand. tape guide Device used as a visual guide to apply the adhesive tape to a specific area. cutting blade Thin flat metal piece that cuts ...

Google previewMartha Stewart's Encyclopedia of Crafts (2012)

by Martha Stewart Living Magazine

Join the pages with photo adhesive tape. Back them with the remaining 6 pages ( the wrong sides at the lirst s and the second 6 together). using photo adhesive paper. Use photo adhesive tape to attach the left side at the lirst page to the right ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

See adhesive tape. adhesive pleurisy, inflammation of the pleura with exudation. It causes obliteration of the pleural space through the fusion of the visceral pleural layer covering the lungs and the parietal layer lining the walls of the thoracic ...

Google previewMacfadden's Encyclopedia of Physical Culture (1920)

A Work of Reference : Providing Complete Instructions for the Cure of All Diseases Through Physcultopathy : with General Information on Natural Methods of Health-building and a Description of the Anatomy and Physiology of the Human Body by Bernarr Macfadden

You can provide your spirometer with a measuring device in the following ImāInner Procure some surgeon's adhesive tape, or some thick, smooth white cloth on which you can use a pen. Now paste this cloth or tape around a narrow piece of ...

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

Bockleton, Worcestershire, England, 12th century double-sided adhesive tape, double-coated adhesive tape, doubleside tape; adhesive tape which has an adhesive coating on both sides. double-skin facade modern facade construction ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic Science (2008)

by Suzanne Bell

adhesive tape The stages of ADME xenobiotic) is absorbed into the tissues. If the xeno- biotic is swallowed, this absorption usually occurs in the digestive tract. The absorbed material is distributed throughout the body and tissues depending ...

Google previewDictionary of Television and Audiovisual Terminology (1998)

by Moshe Moshkovitz

Splicing is done by applying adhesive tape to join the two ends together. The ends must be correctly cut and joined to form a splice that will run smoothly through a projector. splicer A mechanical instrument used for splicing of film. One of the ...

Google previewDrake's Electrical Dictionary ... (1915)

by Paul Emilius Lowe

Adhesive Tape. — A tape rendered adhesive by ...

Google previewCraftsman's Illustrated Dictionary of Construction Terms (1994)

by James T. Frane

The adhesive tape is pressed directly onto the wallboard joint. The non-adhesive fiberglass tape is stapled to the wallboard along the joint. The tape is then concealed by applying and smoothing successive coats of joint compound. Fiberglass ...

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