duct tape

[duhk, duhkt]
a strongly adhesive silver-gray cloth tape, used in plumbing, household repairs, etc.
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duct tape
a type of strong waterproof adhesive silver-coloured cloth tape used for repairs by plumbers, electricians, etc

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Word Origin & History

duct tape
by 1943; see duct (here in the electrical wiring sense) + tape.
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Example sentences
Provide duct tape to secure the plant to the base of the box and seal the box
Tear off a piece of duct tape and wrap it around the ends.
They are surely preferable to the sight of officials using towels and duct tape
  to plug leaks.
Duct tape seals plastic beach toys, torn tents, backpacks and sleeping bags.
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