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friction tape

noun
1.
a cloth or plastic adhesive tape, containing a moisture-resistant substance, used especially to insulate and protect electrical wires and conductors.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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friction tape

noun
1.
(US & Canadian) adhesive tape, impregnated with a moisture-repelling substance, used to insulate exposed electrical conductors Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) insulating tape
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