Definition of insulating tape in English:

insulating tape


mass noun
  • Adhesive tape used chiefly to cover exposed electric wires.

    • ‘The cloth tape is much better than the normal electrical insulating tape.’
    • ‘Full-grown animals were fitted with radio-collars manufactured at the University of Bristol, which were covered in colored electrical insulating tape to aid individual identification in the field.’
    • ‘Adhesive-backed, foam pipe insulating tape keeps temperature extremes inside the pipe and eliminates the formation of condensation.’
    • ‘Tape however many tubes you want together with electrical insulating tape and hang your plugs inside the tubes.’
    • ‘Our tangle of wires and insulating tape enabled us to connect our mics and minidisc recorders to the satellite equipment and broadcast.’
    adhesive tape, sticky tape, masking tape, parcel tape
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insulating tape