from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A usually silver adhesive tape made of cloth mesh coated with a waterproof material, originally designed for sealing heating and air-conditioning ducts.
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- n. A generally gray waterproof tape used for many purposes, and possessing nearly mythic status in American culture. It is no longer used for constructing duct-work, as building codes require more advanced products.
- v. To use duct tape in order to tape one object to another.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a wide silvery adhesive tape intended to seal joints in sheet metal duct work but having many other uses
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