Scotch

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Scotch may refer to:

  • Scotch (adjective), a largely-obsolescent adjective meaning "having to do with Scotland"
  • Scotch whisky, a whisky made in Scotland, which outside Scotland is commonly abbreviated as "Scotch"

Materials and goods[edit]

  • Scotch Tape, a commercial brand name for a type of adhesive tape made by 3M
  • Scotch, a brand name used by 3M until 1996 for recordable media such as audio cassettes and video cassettes
  • Scotch, a wedge used to prevent railway vehicles moving in clip and scotch
  • Scotch key, pins inserted into holes drilled axially to fix an item such as a gear onto a shaft
  • Scotch gauge, a narrow gauge of railway used in Scotland and Japan

Other uses[edit]

  • Old fashioned name for the indigenous languages of the Scottish people - Broad Scotch and Scotch Gaelic
  • Scotch (band), an Italian disco/pop group during the 1980s
  • Scotch College (disambiguation), several private schools associated with the Presbyterian Church and/or the Uniting Church, in Australia
  • Scotch Game, a chess opening
  • Scotch-Irish, Ulster Scots, ethnic group of people descending from Lowland Scots who migrated to Ulster, in Ireland, and then on to the American colonies.

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