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Scotch tape Syllabification: Scotch tape
Pronunciation: /ˈˌskäCH ˈtāp/
trademark, chiefly North American

Definition of Scotch tape in English:


Transparent adhesive tape.
Example sentences
  • Carefully secure the edges with a hot-glue gun (don't bother with Scotch tape - it won't hold!
  • Do you have a tabloid sized newspaper, some Scotch tape, string, scissors and an appreciation of simple joys?
  • Next, I placed the glass on top of the liner and taped it to the liner using Scotch tape.


(Scotch-tape) [with object] Back to top  
Stick with transparent adhesive tape.
Example sentences
  • I recognized most of them from the snapshots of the ensemble during their many previous nights at Linda's, which were Scotch-taped neatly onto a long mirror across from the bar.
  • Someone had sloppily Scotch-taped a Council of Canadians flag next to his seat.
  • We're not newcomers, he says, referencing a smaller hand-lettered sign that was, until recently, Scotch-taped in the bookstore window.
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