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masking tape

noun
1.
an easily removed adhesive tape used temporarily for defining margins, protecting surfaces, etc., as when painting, and sometimes also for binding, sealing, or mending.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40
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masking tape

noun
1.
an adhesive tape used to mask and protect surfaces surrounding an area to be painted
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