Scotch tape Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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Scotch tapenoun [U]

uk   us   US trademark (UK trademark Sellotape)
a long, thin strip of sticky and usually transparent material that is sold in a roll and is used for joining together things such as paper or card: a roll of Scotch tape I stuck the note to the door with Scotch tape.
scotch-tape
verb [T] US (UK sellotape)
When I got home, I found a mysterious message scotch-taped to the front door.
Translations of “Scotch tape”
in Chinese (Traditional) 透明膠帶…
in Russian скотч, клейкая лента…
in Turkish bant, yapıştırıcı bant…
in Chinese (Simplified) 透明胶带…
in Polish taśma klejąca…
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