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scotch tape

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cellulose tape, Scotch tape, Sellotapeverb

    transparent or semitransparent adhesive tape (trade names Scotch tape and Sellotape) used for sealing or attaching or mending

  2. scotch tape, sellotapeverb

    fasten or attach with sellotape

    "The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest's door"


  1. Scotch tapenoun

    transparent or translucent pressure-sensitive adhesive tape, used for sealing items together, especially paper.

  2. Etymology: Reportedly a reference to the stereotypical tendency of the Scottish towards thrift, due to cutting of corners with the product initially produced.


  1. scotch tape

    Scotch tape is a brand of clear adhesive tape manufactured by 3M. It is commonly used in homes, offices and schools for a variety of purposes, such as wrapping presents, sealing envelopes, and attaching paper or other light materials together. The term "Scotch tape" is often used generically to refer to any type of clear or transparent adhesive tape.


  1. Scotch Tape

    Scotch Tape is a brand name used for certain pressure sensitive tapes manufactured by 3M as part of the company's Scotch brand.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of scotch tape in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of scotch tape in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of scotch tape in a Sentence

  1. Leonard Augsburger:

    Most' obstructed error' notes result from a loose piece of paper, scotch tape, band-aid, or other detritus becoming attached to the currency stock during the printing process and later falling off. Most notes of this class thus exhibit a blank area somewhere on Del Monte note.

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