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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 ?
They come up with a bigger box of Band-Aids, bigger Band-Aids, better-stick Band-Aids, and then they take the Band-Aid off and the cut is still there.
The free Band-Aid Magic Vision app for iPhones and iPads works with Band-Aids bearing the likeness of the Muppets--the brand has a history of using licensed characters such as Barbie and Spider-Man to appeal to children.
And his police mug shots showed there wasn't a scratch on him underneath the Band-Aids.
As for higher ed professionals poised on the precipice of a system with band-aids about to fall away, this would probably be a good time to reassess core mission.
They will bake bread with the yeast, test the adhesive quality of Band-aids and shoot pics with the film.
In our modern, finite world, where human population grows at a rate of 1 billion people a decade, we are constantly applying Band-Aids to all the consequent tribulations.
If you scrape your knee while rollerblading or skateboarding, you may soon forget about Band-Aids and reach for a can of spray-on skin.
Sweat may cause the adhesive to fail and the band-aids will fall off.
LAUDERHILL -- Community Blood Centers of South Florida (CBCSF) has joined up with the University of Miami/Holtz Children's Hospital at Jackson Memorial Hematology/Oncology Outpatient Clinic Children's Cancer Fund to collect much needed band-aids and stickers for its pediatric patients.
Not as long as administrators reach for Band-Aids when facilities cry out for major surgery.