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  • n. Adhesive tape.
  • v. To seal something with adhesive tape.

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

  • v. fasten or attach with sellotape
  • n. transparent or semitransparent adhesive tape (trade names Scotch tape and Sellotape) used for sealing or attaching or mending


From Sellotape. (Wiktionary)



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  • Wow, I always thought this was spelled cellotape!

    December 1, 2007

  • One of my favorite of J. K. Rowling's neologisms is Spellotape - genius!

    October 4, 2007

  • aka Scotch tape in the U.S. - transparent tape in a small form, as opposed to packing tape which is larger.

    October 4, 2007