duct tape


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duct tape

n.
A usually silver adhesive tape made of cloth mesh coated with a waterproof material, originally designed for sealing heating and air-conditioning ducts.

duct tape

n
1. (Building) a type of strong waterproof adhesive silver-coloured cloth tape used for repairs by plumbers, electricians, etc
2. (Electrical Engineering) a type of strong waterproof adhesive silver-coloured cloth tape used for repairs by plumbers, electricians, etc
3. (DIY) a type of strong waterproof adhesive silver-coloured cloth tape used for repairs by plumbers, electricians, etc

duct′ tape`

(dʌk, dʌkt)
n.
a strongly adhesive silver-gray cloth tape, used in plumbing, household repairs, etc.
[1965–70]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.duct tape - a wide silvery adhesive tape intended to seal joints in sheet metal duct work but having many other uses; "duct tape holds the world together"
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
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