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Sellotape

noun [U]   /ˈsel.ə.teɪp/ UK trademark (US trademark Scotch tape)
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 Sellotape I stuck the note to the door with Sellotape.Bands, straps and strips sellotape   verb [T] UK (US scotch-tape) When I got home, I found a mysterious message sellotaped to the front door.Fastening and tying
(Definition of Sellotape noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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