duct tape

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Duct tape

Etymology[edit]

Possibly a corruption of duck tape due to the relative obscurity of the term duck ‎(woven fabric) as opposed to duck ‎(water bird).

Noun[edit]

duct tape ‎(uncountable)

  1. A generally gray waterproof tape used for many purposes.
    Son, it’s time you learned to use the family duct tape.

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Verb[edit]

duct tape

  1. (transitive) To use duct tape in order to tape one object to another.
    The government tells us we can protect against a chemical attack by duct taping the windows.

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