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athletic tape (countable and uncountable, plural athletic tapes)

  1. (sports) A form of tape used in sports to add a nonslip wrapping to things that must be gripped, such as hockey sticks.
    Synonym: sports tape
    • 2009, Andrew P. Winterstein, Athletic Training Student Primer: A Foundation for Success, page 273:
      A wide variety of athletic tapes are available for use by athletic trainers. Nonelastic white cotton cloth athletic tape is the most common tape used to provide support and secure bandages.