Definition of masking tape in English:

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masking tape

Pronunciation: /ˈmaskiNG ˌtāp/


Adhesive tape used in painting to cover areas on which paint is not wanted.
Example sentences
  • Use masking tape where two paint colors come together for a much neater job.
  • Next, it is crucial to use some newspaper and masking tape to cover up areas where you don't want paint to get.
  • Cover wood edge with masking tape to protect it, then mix the grout according to package instructions.

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Syllabification: mask·ing tape

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