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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).
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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
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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.
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Translations

Band-Aid

® [ˈbændeɪd] N (esp US) → tirita f (Sp), curita f (LAm)
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Band-Aid®

band-aid [ˈbændeɪd]
(mainly US) n (= plaster) → pansement m (adhésif)
modif (= cosmetic) [approach] → peu durable, superficiel(le); [solution] → de fortune
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Band-Aid®

(US)
nHeftpflaster nt
adj (also band-aid) (inf: = makeshift) solution etcbehelfsmäßig
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

Band-Aid

® [ˈbændˌeɪd] n (Am) → cerotto
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

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
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

Band-Aid

n. pop. curita; parche.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

Band-Aid

n (marca) V. small adhesive bandage bajo bandage.
English-Spanish/Spanish-English Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in periodicals archive ?
Band-aids are good for small cuts they help the skin heal while preventing unnecessary exposure to water, air and the environmental elements.
There are no boring Band-Aids in the pediatric department at Northwestern Medicine Central DuPage Hospital thanks to 13-year-old Rachel Boudeman of Naperville.
There was laughter as Harry turned to LA-born Ms Markle and explained that the British public call Band-Aids plasters.
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.
* Throw away the Band-Aids. In year one, many applied a Band-Aid; in year two, more comprehensive treatment is required.
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.
So they've boxed up yeast, Band-aids, film and seeds to send into space.
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.