Definition of Adhesive tape

1. Noun. Tape coated with adhesive.

Definition of Adhesive tape

1. Noun. (American English) Sticky tape, typically white in color and 1/2 to 1 inch wide, intended for use in fastening bandages and related healthcare applications. ¹

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Medical Definition of Adhesive tape

1. Fabric or film evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive mixture. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Adhesive Tape

adhesive absorbent dressing
adhesive arachnoiditis
adhesive atelectasis
adhesive bandage
adhesive capsulitis
adhesive friction
adhesive inflammation
adhesive material
adhesive otitis
adhesive pericarditis
adhesive peritonitis
adhesive plaster
adhesive pleurisy
adhesive tape (current term)
adhesive tapes

Literary usage of Adhesive tape

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

1. A Manual for Health Officers by Joseph Scott MacNutt (1915)
"Health department adhesive tape about ij inches wide is manufactured for the purpose and is very convenient, but care must be taken to see that it is really ..."

2. Oxford Loose-leaf Surgery by F. F. Burghard, Allen Buckner Kanavel (1921)
"These can be fastened together by adhesive tape to form variously sized packages, which will have a certain amount of flexibility because of the joints ..."

3. Runaway Russia by Florence MacLeod Harper (1918)
"Then Colonel Hurd remarked, "I wish I had some good American adhesive tape." Thompson went out silently and brought back several rolls of adhesive tape that ..."

4. Out of Doors by Emerson Hough (1915)
"The top of the blister is never removed, but is flattened, after the liquid has been pricked out, by the application of the adhesive tape. The adhesive tape ..."

5. River Discharge: Prepared for the Use of Engineers and Students by John Clayton Hoyt, Nathan Clifford Grover (1916)
"The ends of the adhesive tape (48) are then wound around the cable, one above and ... The loop is first tied with string and then wound with adhesive tape, ..."

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