masking tape


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masking tape

n.
An adhesive tape used for a variety of purposes, as to protect a surface that is not to be painted.

masking tape

n
(Crafts) an adhesive tape used to mask and protect surfaces surrounding an area to be painted

mask′ing tape`


n.
adhesive tape used esp. for protecting surfaces.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.masking tape - adhesive tape used to cover the part of a surface that should not be paintedmasking tape - adhesive tape used to cover the part of a surface that should not be painted
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
Translations

masking tape

[ˈmɑːskɪŋˌteɪp] Ncinta f adhesiva protectora (del margen del área a pintar)

masking tape

n (= adhesive tape)Kreppband m

masking tape

[ˈmɑːskiŋˌ£teɪp] n (during painting, spraying) → nastro adesivo di carta
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Michael spent his Sunday afternoon at the Science Factory on Leo Harris Parkway with other youth and adults who came inside from the rain to design their own mini roller coasters using masking tape, foam tubing and empty rolls of toilet paper.
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