Band-Aid(redirected from Band-Aids)
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A trademark for an adhesive bandage with a gauze pad in the center, employed to protect minor wounds. This trademark sometimes occurs in print in figurative uses: "True welfare reform is being bypassed for Band-Aid solutions" (Los Angeles Times)."These measures are mere Band-Aids" (U.S. News & World Report).
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Vox populi adjective Referring to a temporary solution for a problem that is best addressed elsewhere
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