Scotch tape Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “Scotch tape” in the English Dictionary

"Scotch tape" in British English

See all translations

Scotch tapenoun [U]

uk   us   US trademark (UK trademark Sellotape)
scotch-tape
verb [T] US (UK sellotape)
When I got ​home, I ​found a ​mysteriousmessagescotch-taped to the ​frontdoor.
(Definition of Scotch tape from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"Scotch tape" in American English

See all translations

Scotch tapenoun [U]

 us   /ˈskɑtʃˈteɪp/ trademark
a ​long, usually ​transparentstrip of ​material with a ​stickysubstance on one ​side, used for ​attaching two ​pieces of ​paper or ​fixing a ​tornplace
(Definition of Scotch tape from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"Scotch tape™" in Business English

See all translations

Scotch tape™noun [U]

uk   us   US trademark
a ​longthinstrip of ​stickytransparentmaterialsold in a ​roll and used for ​joining things such as ​paper or ​card
(Definition of Scotch tape™ from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Scotch tape”
in Chinese (Simplified) 透明胶带…
in Turkish bant, yapıştırıcı bant…
in Russian скотч, клейкая лента…
in Chinese (Traditional) 透明膠帶…
in Polish taśma klejąca…
What is the pronunciation of Scotch tape?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“Scotch tape” in British English

Word of the Day

fire-eater

a performer who entertains people by seeming to swallow flames

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More