a brand name for various transparent or semitransparent adhesive tapes made chiefly of cellulose acetate or cellophane, for sealing, attaching, mending, etc.
Definition for scotch-tape (2 of 2)
[ skoch-teyp ]
/ ˈskɒtʃˈteɪp /
verb (used with object), Scotch-taped, Scotch-tap·ing.
to fasten or mend with Scotch tape.
Origin of Scotch-tape
First recorded in 1950–55; after the trademark
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British Dictionary definitions for scotch-tape
trademark mainly US a transparent or coloured adhesive tape made of cellulose or a similar substance
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