duct tape

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As the two terms duct tape and duck tape are pronounced practically identically except in careful speech, either may be used. Note, however, that Duck tape is a registered trade mark.

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duct tape (uncountable)

  1. A generally gray waterproof tape used for many purposes, and possessing nearly mythic status in American culture. It is no longer used for constructing duct-work, as building codes require more advanced products.
    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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