adhesive tape, especially in wide sheets.
The membranes and integuments are then restored to their position, and an adhesive plaster placed over the whole.
Sheep, Swine, and Poultry Robert Jennings
An adhesive plaster is in popular language a sticking-plaster.
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
A stimulant, resolvent, and adhesive plaster, once supposed to possess extraordinary virtues.
Cooley’s Practical Receipts, Volume II Arnold Cooley
“Better change your laundry,” cheerfully advised Dr. Ed, cutting a strip of adhesive plaster.
K Mary Roberts Rinehart
Smaller ones may be secured with an adhesive plaster or bandage.
Domestic Animals Richard L. Allen
Straps of adhesive plaster are seldom or never of any use, but if the rent be very severe a suture or two may be required.
A System of Midwifery Edward Rigby
Ned’s feet bothered him and he was in constant pain, but the adhesive plaster and cotton had been of the greatest help.
The Air Ship Boys H.L. Sayler
The compress should be securely bandaged in place, or its edges may be fastened with adhesive plaster or collodion.
American Red Cross Text-Book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick Jane A. Delano
He accordingly plugged his nostrils, fitted on to the face an appropriate mask, and fastened it by strips of adhesive plaster.
Poisons: Their Effects and Detection Alexander Wynter Blyth
Over the point of departure there was a bloody bulb of cotton strapped to the flesh by other pieces of adhesive plaster.
Wounds in the rain Stephen Crane
- Adhesive pleurisy
adhesive pleurisy adhesive pleurisy n. See dry pleurisy.
- Adhesive tape
cotton or other fabric coated with an adhesive substance, used for covering minor injuries on the skin, holding a bandage in place, etc. Historical Examples Nat finished dressing the cut, smoothed down the ends of the adhesive tape, and stood back. The Fortune Hunter Louis Joseph Vance The turnbuckles must now be generously greased, and […]
- Adhesive vaginitis
adhesive vaginitis adhesive vaginitis n. Inflammation of vaginal mucosa accompanied by adhesion of the vagina walls to each other.
coated with glue, paste, mastic, or other sticky substance: adhesive bandages. sticking fast; sticky; clinging. Physics. of or relating to the molecular force that exists in the area of contact between unlike bodies and that acts to unite them. a substance that causes something to , as glue or rubber cement. . Philately. a postage […]