sellotape

UK [ˈseləˌteɪp] / US verb [transitive]
Word forms "sellotape":
present tense I/you/we/they sellotape he/she/it sellotapes present participle sellotaping past tense sellotaped past participle sellotaped British
to stick things together using sellotape

English dictionary. 2014.

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  • sellotape — [sel′ō tāp΄] [also S ] Brit. n. 〚< Sellotape, a Brit trademark〛 a thin, transparent cellulose or plastic adhesive tape vt. sellotaped, sellotaping to fasten or seal with this tape * * * …   Universalium

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  • sellotape — [sel′ō tāp΄] [also S ] Brit. n. [< Sellotape, a Brit trademark] a thin, transparent cellulose or plastic adhesive tape vt. sellotaped, sellotaping to fasten or seal with this tape …   English World dictionary

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  • Sellotape — [[t]se̱ləteɪp[/t]] Sellotapes, Sellotaping, Sellotaped 1) N UNCOUNT Sellotape is a clear sticky tape that you use to stick paper or card together or onto a wall. [BRIT, TRADEMARK] (in AM, use Scotch tape) 2) VERB If you Sellotape one thing to… …   English dictionary

  • Sellotape — Sel|lo|tape [ˈseləteıp, lou US lə , lou ] n [U] trademark BrE thin clear plastic tape that is sticky on one side, used for sticking things together ▪ a roll of Sellotape >sellotape v [T] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Sellotape — noun (U) BrE trademark sticky thin clear material in a long narrow length that is used for sticking things together; scotch tape AmE: a roll of sellotape sellotape verb (T) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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