sticking plaster noun Definition in British English Dictionary
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sticking plasternoun [C or U]

uk   us   UK (also plaster, US trademark Band-Aid)
a piece of material that you can put over a small cut in the skin in order to protect it and keep it clean: Timmy had sticking plasters on both knees.
Translations of “sticking plaster”
in Chinese (Traditional) 護創(傷口)膠布,創可貼, 橡皮膏…
in Chinese (Simplified) 护创胶布,创可贴…
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