friction tape


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friction tape

n.
A sturdy, moisture-resistant adhesive tape, usually made of cloth, used chiefly to insulate electrical conductors.
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friction tape

n
(Electronics) US and Canadian adhesive tape, impregnated with a moisture-repelling substance, used to insulate exposed electrical conductors. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): insulating tape
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fric′tion tape`


n.
a cloth or plastic adhesive tape impregnated with a moisture-resistant substance and used esp. to insulate and protect electrical wires and conductors.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.friction tape - a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
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Translations

friction tape

n (Am) → nastro isolante
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