from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sturdy, moisture-resistant adhesive tape, usually made of cloth, used chiefly to insulate electrical conductors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a water-resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors


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