Complete Definition of "gaffer tape"

English

Noun
en-noun

  1. Sturdy adhesive tape, usually black and 48mm (2 inches)wide, made of plastic reinforced with cross-linked fibre. Derives from the tape used to attach lighting and microphones to the long poles needed to place these in optimal position during film-making (see Gaffer)

Synonyms: Duct tape; Duck tape. The latter is probably a mispronunciation. Duct tape must be waterproof: gaffer tape must withstand high temperatures

References
3M worldwide Products Catalogue www.3M.com

ru:gaffer tape

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