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Origin of Scotch-tape

First recorded in 1950–55; after the trademark

Scotch tape

  1. a brand name for various transparent or semitransparent adhesive tapes made chiefly of cellulose acetate or cellophane, for sealing, attaching, mending, etc. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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British Dictionary definitions for scotch-tape

Scotch tape

  1. trademark mainly US a transparent or coloured adhesive tape made of cellulose or a similar substance
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