a long, flexible strip or ribbon, as of cloth or metal, marked with subdivisions of the foot or meter and used for measuring.
a tape or length of metal marked off in inches, centimetres, etc, used principally for measuring and fitting garments Also called (esp US) tapeline
noun 1. a savoury paste made from capers, olives, and anchovies, with olive oil and lemon juice
- Tape operating system
operating system (TOS) An IBM operating system for System 360, used in the early days around 1965 to support the IBM 360 model 30 et al. TOS was a predecessor to IBM’s Disk Operating System. TOS died out really early as disks such as the 2311 and 2314 became common with the IBM 360 whereas […]
noun 1. a small device for playing magnetic tape recordings.
verb (used without object) 1. to become smaller or thinner toward one end. 2. to grow gradually lean. verb (used with object) 3. to make gradually smaller toward one end. 4. to reduce gradually. noun 5. gradual diminution of width or thickness in an elongated object. 6. gradual decrease of force, capacity, etc. 7. anything […]