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adhesive plaster

adhesive tape, especially in wide sheets. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The membranes and integuments are then restored to their position, and an adhesive plaster placed over the whole.

    Sheep, Swine, and Poultry Robert Jennings
  • An adhesive plaster is in popular language a sticking-plaster.

    English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
  • A stimulant, resolvent, and adhesive plaster, once supposed to possess extraordinary virtues.

  • "Better change your laundry," cheerfully advised Dr. Ed, cutting a strip of adhesive plaster.

    K Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Smaller ones may be secured with an adhesive plaster or bandage.

    Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen
  • Straps of adhesive plaster are seldom or never of any use, but if the rent be very severe a suture or two may be required.

    A System of Midwifery Edward Rigby
  • Ned's feet bothered him and he was in constant pain, but the adhesive plaster and cotton had been of the greatest help.

    The Air Ship Boys H.L. Sayler
  • The compress should be securely bandaged in place, or its edges may be fastened with adhesive plaster or collodion.

  • He accordingly plugged his nostrils, fitted on to the face an appropriate mask, and fastened it by strips of adhesive plaster.

    Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
  • Over the point of departure there was a bloody bulb of cotton strapped to the flesh by other pieces of adhesive plaster.

    Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane

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