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sensitized paper on which a contact print is made.
an adhesive-backed paper or paperlike product, used to line shelves, decorate surfaces, etc.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Peel the backing off the
and stick the design on the globe, smoothing out as many bubbles as possible.
Cover peeling or chipping paint with duct tape or
To protect and prolong the life of these materials, laminate or cover them with clear
The marijuana was wrapped in
and dryer sheets and concealed in the bed of the truck.
In some cases, clear
was used to preserve an entire track plate for future use in identifying tracks.
Laminate the cards or cover with clear
Cover the tube with clear tape or
Draw a coconut tree and attach to a metal baking sheet with
Tape the sock to the box and decorate box with
We covered some of the leaves in
so the children could explore the veins of the leaves without crumbling them.
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