» 
Arabic Bulgarian Chinese Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian Finnish French German Greek Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian Malagasy Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Thai Turkish Vietnamese
Arabic Bulgarian Chinese Croatian Czech Danish Dutch English Estonian Finnish French German Greek Hebrew Hindi Hungarian Icelandic Indonesian Italian Japanese Korean Latvian Lithuanian Malagasy Norwegian Persian Polish Portuguese Romanian Russian Serbian Slovak Slovenian Spanish Swedish Thai Turkish Vietnamese

definitions - Band-Aid

band aid (n.)

1.hurried repair

Band Aid (n.)

1.trade name for an adhesive bandage to cover small cuts or blisters

band-aid (n.)

1.(U.S.A.;registered trademark)adhesive tape used in dressing wounds

   Advertizing ▼

definition (more)

definition of Wikipedia

synonyms - Band-Aid

band aid (n.)

quick fix, quickie, quicky

band-aid (n.) (U.S.A.;registered trademark)

adhesive plaster, plaster, sticking-plaster, elastoplast  (British), sticking plaster  (British)

   Advertizing ▼

analogical dictionary




Wikipedia

Band-Aid

                   
  Band-Aid brand logo.
  A Band-Aid brand bandage

Band-Aid is a brand name of American pharmaceutical and medical devices giant Johnson & Johnson's line of adhesive bandages and related products. It has also become a genericized trademark for any adhesive bandage in the United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada and India.[1]

The term "Band-aid" has also entered usage as both a noun and verb describing a temporary fix. (e.g. "Band-aid solutions were used to fix the leak.")

Contents

History

The Band-Aid was invented in 1920 by Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson for his wife Josephine, who frequently cut and burned herself while cooking.[2] The prototype allowed her to dress her wounds without assistance. Dickson passed the idea on to his employer, which went on to produce and market the product as the Band-Aid. Dickson had a successful career at Johnson & Johnson, rising to vice president before his retirement in 1957.

Sold in packs of 15 for 2 cents,[citation needed] the original Band-Aids were hand-made and not very popular. By 1924, Johnson & Johnson introduced a machine that produced sterilized Band-Aids. In World War II, millions were shipped overseas, helping popularize the product.

In 1951, the first decorative Band-Aids were introduced. They continue to be a commercial success today with such themes such as Superman, Spider-Man, Hello Kitty, Rocket Power, Rugrats, smiley faces, Barbie, Dora the Explorer, and Batman.

The products long running commercial jingle "I'm Stuck on Band-Aid" was written by singer Barry Manilow.[citation needed]

Related J&J products

Johnson & Johnson also manufactures Band-Aid liquid bandages, Scar Healing bandages, and Burn-Aid, burn gel impregneted bandages. Their newest products include Active Flex bandages and waterproof Tough Strips.

To protect the name their trademark, Johnson & Johnson always refer to their products as "Band-Aid brand" and not just Band-Aids.

Manufacturing facilities are located in Brazil and China.

References

  1. ^ For example, "band-aid" appears as a generic term in The Dangerous Book for Boys by Conn Iggulden and Hal Iggulden; see excerpts published by USA Today.
  2. ^ BAND-AID Brand Adhesive Bandages Beginnings

External links

   
               

 

All translations of Band-Aid


sensagent's content

  • definitions
  • synonyms
  • antonyms
  • encyclopedia

Dictionary and translator for handheld

⇨ New : sensagent is now available on your handheld

   Advertising ▼

sensagent's office

Shortkey or widget. Free.

Windows Shortkey: sensagent. Free.

Vista Widget : sensagent. Free.

Webmaster Solution

Alexandria

A windows (pop-into) of information (full-content of Sensagent) triggered by double-clicking any word on your webpage. Give contextual explanation and translation from your sites !

Try here  or   get the code

SensagentBox

With a SensagentBox, visitors to your site can access reliable information on over 5 million pages provided by Sensagent.com. Choose the design that fits your site.

Business solution

Improve your site content

Add new content to your site from Sensagent by XML.

Crawl products or adds

Get XML access to reach the best products.

Index images and define metadata

Get XML access to fix the meaning of your metadata.


Please, email us to describe your idea.

WordGame

The English word games are:
○   Anagrams
○   Wildcard, crossword
○   Lettris
○   Boggle.

Lettris

Lettris is a curious tetris-clone game where all the bricks have the same square shape but different content. Each square carries a letter. To make squares disappear and save space for other squares you have to assemble English words (left, right, up, down) from the falling squares.

boggle

Boggle gives you 3 minutes to find as many words (3 letters or more) as you can in a grid of 16 letters. You can also try the grid of 16 letters. Letters must be adjacent and longer words score better. See if you can get into the grid Hall of Fame !

English dictionary
Main references

Most English definitions are provided by WordNet .
English thesaurus is mainly derived from The Integral Dictionary (TID).
English Encyclopedia is licensed by Wikipedia (GNU).

Copyrights

The wordgames anagrams, crossword, Lettris and Boggle are provided by Memodata.
The web service Alexandria is granted from Memodata for the Ebay search.
The SensagentBox are offered by sensAgent.

Translation

Change the target language to find translations.
Tips: browse the semantic fields (see From ideas to words) in two languages to learn more.

last searches on the dictionary :

5061 online visitors

computed in 0.124s

   Advertising ▼

I would like to report:
section :
a spelling or a grammatical mistake
an offensive content(racist, pornographic, injurious, etc.)
a copyright violation
an error
a missing statement
other
please precise:

Advertize

Partnership

Company informations

My account

login

registration

   Advertising ▼

100 FLEXIBLE Fabric BANDAIDS Full New BOX of 100 1" x 3" (5.1 USD)

Commercial use of this term

Bandaids 3/4in x 3in Case of 400 Fabric adhesive bandages (11.96 USD)

Commercial use of this term

(5) Band Aid Tough Strips Assorted Bandages 100 Total (17.99 USD)

Commercial use of this term

BOX of 50 EXTRA LARGE BANDAID BANDAGES PLASTIC 2" X 4" STRIPS 50/BOX (5.59 USD)

Commercial use of this term

100 Knuckle Johnson & Johnson 4438 Fabric Band-Aids Bandaids Replacement !! (8.99 USD)

Commercial use of this term

8 pieces LARGE 3" x 4" ADHESIVE BANDAGES soft flexible material bandaids stretch (1.99 USD)

Commercial use of this term

NEW Accoutrement Bacon Strip Bandage Cool Fun Novelty Band Aid First Adhesive (5.95 USD)

Commercial use of this term

15 Bacon Strip Sterile Adhesive Bandages Band Aid Plus FREE BONUS INSIDE NEW (4.95 USD)

Commercial use of this term

COVERLET BANDAID 1 1/4" OVAL FLEXIBLE STRIPS 100s #0303 (5.96 USD)

Commercial use of this term

COVERLET BANDAID SPOTS FLEXIBLE 7/8" ROUND 100s #0301 (5.9 USD)

Commercial use of this term

Lot of (8) Backs Band-Aid Brand Adhesive Bandages Tough Strips 26 ct. each (17.99 USD)

Commercial use of this term

LIPS BANDAGES - BAND AIDS - BOO BOO KISSES - FUN - CUTE (3.95 USD)

Commercial use of this term

4 BAND-AID Flexible Fabric adhesive bandages Extra Large 13ea FREE SHIPPING (14.99 USD)

Commercial use of this term

Johnson BAND- AID Brand Adhesive Bandages! CYNTHIA ROWLEY Designs! 20 ASSORTED! (6.95 USD)

Commercial use of this term

COVERLET TYPE BANDAID BANDAGES 3/4" X 3" FLEXIBLE STRIPS 100 (5.88 USD)

Commercial use of this term