Definition of duct tape in English:

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duct tape

Pronunciation:

noun

North American
Strong, cloth-backed, waterproof adhesive tape.
Example sentences
  • It turned out that he did know how to fix a broken pipe: use waterproof duct tape.
  • If you're using frames made of wood, you can try taping the nylon with duct tape, or nailing it on.
  • Then on top of that, I laid a fresh bandage pad on it, and taped that down with duct tape as well.

Origin

1970s: originally used for repairing leaks in ducted ventilation and heating systems.

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Syllabification: duct tape

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