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Duct tape

EtymologyEdit

Possibly a corruption of duck tape ("a thick, canvas-like tape"), due to the relative obscurity of the term duck (woven fabric, canvas).

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duct tape (countable and uncountable, plural duct tapes)

  1. A generally gray waterproof adhesive tape used for many purposes.
    Son, it's time you learned to use the family duct tape.

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duct tape

  1. (transitive) To use duct tape in order to tape one object to another.
    The government tells us we can protect against a chemical attack by duct taping the windows.

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