friction tape
noun Date: 1920 a usually cloth tape impregnated with water-resistant insulating material and an adhesive and used especially to protect, insulate, and support electrical conductors

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  • Friction tape — is a type of adhesive tape made from cloth impregnated with a rubber based adhesive. Because the adhesive is impregnated in the cloth, friction tape is sticky on both sides. The rubber based adhesive makes it an ideal electrical insulator and… …   Wikipedia

  • friction tape — n. a moisture resistant adhesive tape, esp. for insulating exposed electrical wires …   English World dictionary

  • friction tape — noun a water resistant adhesive tape used to insulate exposed electrical conductors • Syn: ↑insulating tape • Hypernyms: ↑adhesive tape * * * ˈfriction tape 7 [friction tape] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • friction tape — {n.} Black cloth tape with one sticky side used around electric wires. * /The boy fixed his cracked baseball bat with some friction tape./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • friction tape — {n.} Black cloth tape with one sticky side used around electric wires. * /The boy fixed his cracked baseball bat with some friction tape./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • friction\ tape — noun Black cloth tape with one sticky side used around electric wires. The boy fixed his cracked baseball bat with some friction tape …   Словарь американских идиом

  • friction tape — n. (Electricity) water resistant cloth or plastic adhesive tape used to insulate electrical wires, insulating tape …   English contemporary dictionary

  • friction tape — fric′tion tape n. bui a cloth or plastic adhesive tape impregnated with a moisture resistant substance and used esp. to insulate and protect electrical wires and conductors • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • friction tape — a cloth or plastic adhesive tape, containing a moisture resistant substance, used esp. to insulate and protect electrical wires and conductors. [1915 20] * * * …   Universalium

  • friction tape — noun another term for insulating tape …   English new terms dictionary

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