Scotch tape

Scotch tape
n.
[< Scotch, a trademark]
a thin, transparent cellulose adhesive tape

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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  • Scotch tape™ — UK US noun [U] US TRADEMARK ► a long thin strip of sticky transparent material sold in a roll and used for joining things such as paper or card …   Financial and business terms

  • Scotch tape — AMERICAN TRADEMARK clear plastic material that is sticky on one side and is used for sticking things together …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Scotch tape — Scotch′ tape′ trm a brand name for various transparent or semitransparent adhesive tapes …   From formal English to slang

  • scotch-tape — ˈ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ transitive verb : to fasten with or apply Scotch tape to cracked window had been neatly scotch taped Richard Wormser * * * /skoch tayp /, v.t., Scotch taped, Scotch taping. to fasten or mend with Scotch tape. [1950 55; after the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch tape — noun transparent or semitransparent adhesive tape (trade names Scotch tape and Sellotape) used for sealing or attaching or mending • Syn: ↑cellulose tape, ↑Sellotape • Derivationally related forms: ↑scotch tape, ↑sellotape (for: ↑Sellotape) …   Useful english dictionary

  • scotch tape — verb fasten or attach with sellotape The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest s door • Syn: ↑sellotape • Derivationally related forms: ↑Sellotape (for: ↑sellotape), ↑Scotch tape • Hypernyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scotch-tape — /skoch tayp /, v.t., Scotch taped, Scotch taping. to fasten or mend with Scotch tape. [1950 55; after the trademark] * * * …   Universalium

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