sticking plaster


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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 ?
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.
When Tanni was in the theatre for the operation, she had a small sticking plaster on her back, " he said.
Sticking plaster solutions won't solve the long-term challenges faced by A&E.
Various schemes have come and gone in a sticking plaster attempt to make homes warmer.
The report showed they were left with a sticking plaster solution when the matter needed extensive surgery.
But Kate Jopling, head of public affairs at Help the Aged, branded the package "a sticking plaster to cover a catastrophe".
He said: "Asbos remain a sticking plaster over an amputation as a solution to crime and disorder.
If players will insist on taking off their shirts after every goal, their entire torso should be swathed in sticking plaster, before the game, to lessen the sexual impact'' TV personality and soccer buff Frank Skinner, right
TINKERING with ticket machines is like applying a sticking plaster to a festering wound when rail fares once again go up by more than wage rises.
We cannot have another sticking plaster solution to this because it just does not work.
ON March 26 (Sunday) in 1845, the sticking plaster was patented.

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