sellotape

See also: Sellotape

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EtymologyEdit

From genericized trademark Sellotape, from cello(phane) +‎ tape. The spelling with S- was to avoid an existing trademark on the word Cellophane itself.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsɛləteɪp/
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sellotape (countable and uncountable, plural sellotapes)

  1. (Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) Adhesive tape.

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sellotape (third-person singular simple present sellotapes, present participle sellotaping, simple past and past participle sellotaped)

  1. (transitive, Britain, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand) To seal with adhesive tape.

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