masking tape

  1. adhesive tape used to cover the part of a surface that should not be painted
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How To Use masking tape In A Sentence

  • Entopic Phenomena, "James Jankowiak's interpretations of entopic forms (visual effects that occur within an individual's eyes), created out of masking tape, mirrors, and paint. Chicago Reader
  • Masking tape takes ages to apply, it never comes off cleanly and it doesn't even mask off wet paint effectively.
  • He teams geeky glasses with a shiny jacket and masking tape around his left leg. The Sun
  • Next stick strips of low-tack masking tape over the areas of background colour that you want to remain.
  • He put masking tape round the edges of the glass while he painted the window frame.
  • Tight balls of newspaper secured with masking tape formed the heads.
  • Print sticky labels with a label maker, or write on masking tape with a permanent marker. Unclutter Your Life in One Week
  • American-born James Amburn, 56, claims he was ambushed outside his home in Speyer, western Germany, bound with masking tape and bundled into a car boot after being bashed over the head with the Zimmer frame of one of his elderly kidnappers. The Revenge of the Superannuated Sopranos « Anglican Samizdat
  • Mask off the stencil with masking tape or more paper so that everywhere that you don't want pigment to pass through is masked off.
  • If masking tape is used along the sides of the joint, make sure the tape is removed immediately after tooling is complete before the caulk skins over so that it will pull away cleanly and leave a smooth, even line.
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