Band-Aid


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Band-Aid

(bănd′ād′)
A trademark for an adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center, employed to protect minor wounds. This trademark sometimes occurs in print in figurative uses: "True welfare reform is being bypassed for Band-Aid solutions" (Los Angeles Times)."These measures are mere Band-Aids" (U.S. News & World Report).

Band-Aid

(ˈbændˌeɪd)
n
1. (Medicine) trademark a gauze surgical dressing backed by adhesive tape
2. (sometimes not capitals) informal something that provides a temporary solution to a problem

Band-Aid

(ˈbændˌeɪd)
1. Trademark. an adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center, used to cover minor abrasions and cuts.
n.
2. (often l.c.) a makeshift, limited, or temporary aid or solution.
Translations

Band-Aid

® [ˈbændeɪd] N (esp US) → tirita f (Sp), curita f (LAm)

Band-Aid®

band-aid [ˈbændeɪd]
(mainly US) n (= plaster) → pansement m (adhésif)
modif (= cosmetic) [approach] → peu durable, superficiel(le); [solution] → de fortune

Band-Aid®

(US)
nHeftpflaster nt
adj (also band-aid) (inf: = makeshift) solution etcbehelfsmäßig

Band-Aid

® [ˈbændˌeɪd] n (Am) → cerotto

Band-Aid®

(ˈband eid) noun
(American) (a piece of) sticking plaster with a dressing used to cover a wound etc. You should put a Band-Aid on that cut.

Band-Aid

جِبْس, لاصق من نوع إلاستوبلاست ®, لَصْقَة leukoplast, náplast plaster Hansaplast®, Heftpflaster, Pflaster γύψος, Επίδεσμος Band-Aid, επίδεσμος Elastoplast® curita, Elastoplast, tirita, tiritas laastari pansement flaster cerotto, Elastoplast® エラストプラスト®, バンドエイド, 絆創膏 반창고, 일라스토플라스트 Elastoplast®, pleister plaster opaska elastyczna, plaster, plaster z opatrunkiem Band-Aid®, marca de esparadrapo, penso rápido гипс, пластырь «Бэнд-эйд», пластырь Elastoplast® plåster ผ้าพลาสเตอร์, พลาสเตอร์, พลาสเตอร์ปิดแผล plaster, yara bandı băng dán vết thương, băng dính y tế, băng keo cá nhân 创可贴, 弹性绷带, 邦迪

Band-Aid

n. pop. curita; parche.

Band-Aid

n (marca) V. small adhesive bandage bajo bandage.
References in periodicals archive ?
Hindi pwedeng band-aid solutions lang; hindi pwedeng two years (It can't be just band-aid solutions; it can't be two years).
html) It's just like putting a Band-Aid on a cut that needs to be sutured," long-time civil rights activist Helena Hicks, 81, told the Baltimore Sun.
s Band-Aid brand adhesive bandages have been on the market for nearly a century, serving as a staple in families' first-aid kits.
With the qualities of Steri-Strip but with less cost, wash proof Band-Aid serves the purpose to the same extent.
Sources revealed that the 38-year-old actress had a small Band-Aid on her neck, which she kept fussing with a white scarf, Us magazine reported.
But look closely, and the number of banclages in each pack varies: Dora, 25 strips manufactured under Johnson & Johnson's Band-Aid brand; Mickey, 20 bandages, also co-branded Band-Aid; and Angry Birds, 30 antibacterial bandages from MarketLab.
BAND-AID writer Midge Ure has revealed he is still annoyed at how he was pushed into the background by Bob Geldof.
Fairfield remembers her disbelief when a woman put on a Band-Aid and children began to crowd her, begging her for a Band-Aid too.
He said: "A Band-Aid will heal or cover a cut but won't fix a severed arm - and Ethiopia's got two severed arms.
Downes as referenced in the feature article, "Ceramic Foam Filtration: No Longer a Band-Aid," on p.
All 20 patients preferred the malleable ear dressing to a traditional Band-Aid.
A primary school in Whittlesea, Victoria, Australia has stopped using Band-Aid adhesive bandages and antiseptic on children's wounds, fearing legal action should adhesive stick to wounds or bandages be left on too long.