sticky-backed plastic

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British television show Blue Peter invented the term due to its policy against using commercial terms on-air. The commercial term for it was Fablon

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sticky-backed plastic (uncountable)

  1. (UK) large sheet of thin, soft, coloured plastic that is sticky on one side
    For today's make, you'll need a good sheet of blue sticky-backed plastic, a pen and a washing-up bottle.

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