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stick·ing plaster

(stĭk′ĭng) Chiefly British
n.
An adhesive bandage.

sticking plaster

n
(Medicine) a thin cloth with an adhesive substance on one side, used for covering slight or superficial wounds. Usual US term: adhesive tape

stick′ing plas`ter


n.
an adhesive cloth or other material for covering superficial wounds or holding bandages in place.
[1645–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sticking plaster - adhesive tape used in dressing woundssticking plaster - adhesive tape used in dressing wounds
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
court plaster - a plaster composed of isinglass on silk; formerly used to dress superficial wounds
Translations
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sticking plaster

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌplɑːstəʳ] N (Brit) → esparadrapo m, tirita f, curita f (LAm)

sticking plaster

[ˈstɪkɪŋˌplɑːstəʳ] ncerotto adesivo
References in classic literature ?
HE put some sticking plaster on his fingers, and his friends both came to dinner.
Yes,' said the other, in a drawling manner, for he was fixing a very small patch of sticking plaster on a very small pimple near the corner of his mouth.
I laid down the razor, turning as I did so half round to look for some sticking plaster.
It is only going to be a sticking plaster to help those who are viable to continue in business and recover in time," Mr Cherry told BBC Radio 4's Today programme.
Outlawing industrial action by furious junior medics would be applying a sticking plaster to a gaping wound.
You will need a sticking plaster or hair clip, a clicker, lots of treats and great timing.
McGarry, who now lives in Glasgow with his wife and two children, said: "You can't just build or create more temporary accommodation, that's just a sticking plaster.
Mr Mearns said: "This looks like a sticking plaster so the Government cannot have it said to them that they did not give us anything.
15): The Government agreeing to give PS25m for vital infrastructure work to the ageing University Hospital of North Tees instead of building a new PS300m hospital at Wynyard is the medical equivalent of applying a sticking plaster to a patient who is bleeding to death.
Sticking plaster over a gaping NHS hole THE alarming report about half GP practices in North Wales facing closure in the coming year needs urgent consideration.
The new Greek bailout agreement is "a sticking plaster and simply kicks the can further down the road", said Nigel Green, founder and chief executive of deVere Group, following Greece reaching an agreement with its creditors after 17 hour marathon negotiations.
He said: "It is literally just a sticking plaster solution.

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