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200-mile-an-hour tape

200-mile-an-hour tape
 n.— «However, there’s even a better than best (though some might protest that characterization) known as the “nuclear grade,” which is used at reactors and a “200 mile an hour” tape made by another manufacturer specifically designed for race cars.» —“Born In The Garden State: Duct Tape Devotion” by Christine V. Baird Star-Ledger (Newark, New Jersey) Oct. 20, 1996. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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