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sticking plaster

Pronunciation: /ˈstɪkɪŋ/

Translation of sticking plaster in Spanish:

noun/nombre

(British English/inglés británico)
  • 1.1 countable/numerable (individual strip) curita® (feminine) (Latin America/América Latina) , tirita® (feminine) (Spain/España) 1.2 uncountable/no numerable (tape) esparadrapo (masculine), cinta (feminine) adhesiva, tela (feminine) emplástica (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
    Example sentences
    • A simple first aid kit with sticking plasters and greasy dressings will help deal with minor injuries, and petroleum jelly is useful for abrasions.
    • The thin walled tube had kinked under the sticking plaster.
    • It's not first aid in the sense of a sticking plaster and a bandage.

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