insulating tape


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insulating tape

n
(Electronics) Brit adhesive tape, impregnated with a moisture-repelling substance, used to insulate exposed electrical conductors. US and Canadian name: friction tape
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Noun1.insulating tape - a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
Translations

insulating tape

[ˈɪnsjʊleɪtɪŋˌteɪp] Ncinta f aislante

insulating tape

[ˈɪnsjʊˌleɪtɪŋˌteɪp] nnastro isolante
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