Definition of Scotch tape

1. Noun. Transparent or semitransparent adhesive tape (trade names Scotch tape and Sellotape) used for sealing or attaching or mending.

Exact synonyms: Cellulose Tape, Sellotape
Generic synonyms: Adhesive Tape
Language type: Trademark, Trademark
Derivative terms: Sellotape



2. Verb. Fasten or attach with sellotape. "The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest's door"
Exact synonyms: Sellotape
Generic synonyms: Tape
Derivative terms: Sellotape

Definition of Scotch tape

1. Proper noun. (context: US originally a trademark, now used generically) transparent or translucent pressure-sensitive adhesive tape, used for sealing items together, especially paper. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scotch Tape

Scotch crow
Scotch crows
Scotch egg
Scotch eggs
Scotch fillet
Scotch fillets
Scotch finger
Scotch fir
Scotch gale
Scotch hands
Scotch kiss
Scotch laburnum
Scotch marigold
Scotch pancake
Scotch pine
Scotch tape
Scotch terrier
Scotch thistle
Scotch whiskey
Scotch whiskies
Scotch whisky
Scotch woodcock
Scotches
Scotchman
Scotchmen
Scotchwoman
Scotchwomen
Scotish
Scotism
Scotist

Literary usage of Scotch tape

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturersby National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1898)
"We make a specialty of Soldered Reeds for — Also,— scotch tape Ldce Reeds. ... J» Block Leice Reeds, This Cut Represents our scotch tape Leice Reed. ..."

2. Transactions of the National Association of Cotton Manufacturersby National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association by National Association of Cotton Manufacturers, New England Cotton Manufacturers' Association (1898)
"We make a specialty of Soldered Reeds for — Also,— scotch tape Ldce Heeds. AND J* This Cut Represents our scotch tape Leice Reed. ..."

3. Electricity and Magnetism by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"... that can occur among the following objects: nails magnets small bits of paper specially prepared pieces of scotch tape: Take a piece of scotch tape, ..."

4. The Roswell Report: Fact Vs. Fiction in the New Mexico Desert by Richard L. Weaver (1997)
"SCR-658 radio direction finder 1 ea. chronometer (b) Flight Equipment; 2 to 5 tanks helium 1 ea. balloon 2 ea. rolls acetate fiber scotch tape 1 ea. ..."

5. Celebrate Life: A Guide for Planning All Night Alcohol & Drug-Free edited by Sharon Murphy (1992)
"Have available plenty of supplies such as masking tape, scotch tape, hammers, screwdrivers, tacks, nails, glue, scissors, rubber bands, paper clips, ..."

6. Day One and Beyond: Practical Matters for New Middle-Level Teachersby Rick Wormeli by Rick Wormeli (2003)
"... chalk, masking tape, scotch tape, sticky tack, staplers (notice the plural; staplers break easily and there are never enough), staples, staple remover, ..."

7. Science of Fingerprints: Classification and Uses (1988)
"... until the specimen is thin enough to flatten out between two pieces of glass which may be held together by scotch tape. The skin is then photographed. ..."

8. The High Performance Toolbox: Succeeding With Performance Tasks, Projects by Spence Rogers, Shari Graham (1998)
"old newspapers, • pencils and paper, • scotch tape, and • editorial cartoons from a newspaper. (In complex tasks, it is sometimes important to either not ..."

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