Definition of duct tape noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


duct tape

BrE BrE//ˈdʌkt teɪp//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʌkt teɪp//
[uncountable] (North American English)
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very strong cloth tape that is sticky on one side, often used for repairing things or covering holes in pipes Word Origin1970s: originally used for repairing leaks in ducted ventilation and heating systems.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: duct tape