Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an elastic bandage.

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

  • n. an elastic adhesive bandage for covering cuts or wounds

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Examples

  • Automatically, he noticed the elastoplast was the thicker kind, from a roll two inches wide with a half-inch band of lint bulging up the middle of it.

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  • 'The same kind of elastoplast that the dog was muzzled with, incidentally.'

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  • Being allergic to elastoplast myself, I can understand some nervousness on the part of teachers (if you are allergic, the rash you get is far, far worse than the cut itself in most cases).

    You Can't Have a Plaster, But Here's a Condom

  • She could use some warm water and a big elastoplast.

    Boiling a Frog

  • Her dog was later found there tied to a tree, its muzzle taped shut with elastoplast identical to that purchased by Hawkin the previous week in a local shop.

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  • 'I think so, sir,' George said, impressed that Martin had also picked up on the key detail of the elastoplast.

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  • An assistant from Boots the Chemist revealed he had sold Philip Hawkin two rolls of elastoplast which corresponded to both the tape found on the muzzle of Alison's dog and the short section fixing the safe key to the back of the drawer in the study.

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  • The dull pink of the elastoplast that was wound round its muzzle looked incongruous in so pastoral a setting.

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  • Hawkin might not have been buying the elastoplast on his own account, but may have been running an errand for someone else.

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  • George gripped the end of the elastoplast strip and pulled it as hard as he could.

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