Definitions

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  • n. A brand of adhesive tape (and similar products) similar to Scotch tape (US).

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Examples

  • UK artist Debra Swann transforms everyday materials "into fantastical objects" such as Sellotape animal exoskeletons, faux taxidermy made from dried plants, and this beautiful Yeti Skin Rug.

    Boing Boing: July 16, 2006 - July 22, 2006 Archives

  • Anyway, I’d gone upstairs to Dad’s office to try to find what the British call Sellotape and the Americans call Scotch tape.

    The English American

  • If this was not enough I could then refine matters by adding Sellotape which is considerably thinner and finally (although I didn't need it this time) I could use brown parcel tape for the smallest of micro fine adjustment.

    ePHOTOzine News Feed

  • In other cities, people have thrown jelly beans during "Albi the Racist Dragon" and tape during "Sellotape," but I had a feeling we Chicagoans wouldn't really be into that sort of thing (not that there's anything wrong with that).

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  • They're drilling each other's heads, they're mugging to camera with Sellotape facelifts, too-small hats and backwards wigs.

    Shooting Stars: Grace Dent's TV OD

  • "The Olympics is 15 times as big and much more complex," said Boria Mazumdar, an Indian expert in major sporting events and author of The Sellotape Legacy, a book on the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

    Commonwealth Games 2010 finish with India triumphant

  • Many Indians said they also were also disappointed that the games had not revitalized poor parts of New Delhi as the event did for Manchester in 2001, said Boria Majumdar, an Indian sports historian and the author of the book "The Sellotape Legacy: Delhi and the Commonwealth Games."

    After setbacks, Commonwealth Games off to strong start in India

  • It was a general store that sold everything and nothing and was never quite clean – there were ants among the chocolate mice and the window was always scarred with traces of old Sellotape.

    Hail, Hail Rock'n'Roll

  • "The Olympics is 15 times as big and much more complex," said Boria Majumdar, an Indian expert in major sporting events and author of The Sellotape Legacy, a book on the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

    India: 'Today the Commonwealth Games, tomorrow the Olympics'

  • Contributing recently to a BBC World Service item about the influence of the new media on the world of literature and publishing, Godden noted that, when she performed her first gig 20 years ago, publicity consisted of photocopying fliers and sticking them together with Sellotape; now it means ensuring a constant flow of new and tantalising information on Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.

    The new wave of literary events

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