Gummed paper

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A paper coated on one side with an adhesive. The adhesive may be a synthetic pressure sensitive type, a heat-activated type or a dry, water-activated type, such as gum arabic, dextrin or fish glue. Gummed paper is used for labels, stickers, envelopes and wall paper.

Synonyms and Related Terms

cinta de papel engomada (Esp.); ruban de papier gommé (Fr.); brown gummed tape; gum paper tape