Definition of Elastoplast in English:

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Elastoplast

Pronunciation: /ɪˈlastəplast/
Pronunciation: /ɪˈlastəplɑːst/

noun

[mass noun] trademark
Adhesive sticking plaster for covering cuts and wounds.
Example sentences
  • Anyway, Elastoplast's bandages release silver ion into the wound fluid, apparently reducing infection risks and accelerating healing.
  • The healthcare company has recently got rid of the low-margin products, such as Elastoplast, with which it is most associated.
  • Spectacles held together with Elastoplast and a curry-smeared tie helped round out the character, as did a pair of greying slacks and lilac shirt that clashed violently.

Origin

1920s: from a blend of elastic and plaster.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: Elasto|plast

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