adhesive tape

noun
cotton or other fabric coated with an adhesive substance, used for covering minor injuries on the skin, holding a bandage in place, etc.

Origin:
1930–34

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Example sentences
Peeling adhesive tape can create nanosecond bursts of x-rays.
Basically, the situation resembles detaching a piece of adhesive tape from a
  table.
It can always be repaired later with safety pins or adhesive tape from your
  toiletries kit.
The electrode has to be held in place with an adhesive tape.
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