Tipp-Ex

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Tipp-Ex

n
Brit a liquid, usually white, used to cover mistakes in writing or typing, which dries to form a new surface that can be written or typed on
Translations

Tipp-Ex

® [ˈtɪpeks]
A. NTippex ® m, corrector m
B. VT (also Tipp-Ex out, Tipp-Ex over) → corregir con Tippex

Tipp-Ex®

[ˈtɪpɛks] n (British)Tipp-Ex® m

Tipp-Ex®

nTipp-Ex® nt
vt to Tipp-Ex (out)mit Tipp-Ex® löschen

Tipp-Ex

® [ˈtɪpɛks] n (Brit) → liquido correttore
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Three 15-year-old girls from the school, Kerry, Michelle and Siobhan, caught the bus to town and, on Lord Street, Kerry and Michelle compared the contents of their "bum bags" (waist pouches worn at the front) - a bottle of Tippex, pens, dinner and bus fare money and a bottle of that ubiquitous perfume - Dewberry oil.
Fresh canvas whitener - or, in emergencies, Tippex - was applied to the Dunlop Green Flashes, and damp, grubby yellow tennis balls were unearthed from the bottom of the garden.
Then came a real rocketship to the moon along with word processors that made Tippex and carboncopies redundant.
A desk of your own, the very same desk, every day, with a drawer or two for the Tippex and the tissues, offers much the same human comforts.
He funded his new life by selling Brenda's jewellery and using her bank cards, and used Tippex to remove her name from the deeds of the cottage.
Meanwhile, Brian himself had come to resemble more a "Bee Gee gone wrong" - as his foul-mouthed, no-nonsense manager (brilliantly played by Michael Kitchen) put it - a teak spray tan, Tippex veneers and mahogany hair plugs replacing the pale, doughy and bald countenance we'd seen previously.
Looking part panda and like I'm wearing Tippex on my lips is all I'm interested in.
That's real ink on real paper and if you made a mistake it was either tippex or start the whole freakin' page again.
But anomalies were found, and 15 of them had been crudely altered using Tippex.
It''s a lot easier to allocate, swap and cancel appointments, and you save a fortune on Tippex and sticking plasters for paper cuts.