Tape



noun
1.
a long, narrow strip of linen, cotton, or the like, used for tying garments, binding seams or carpets, etc.
2.
a long, narrow strip of paper, metal, etc.
3.
a strip of cloth, paper, or plastic with an adhesive surface, used for sealing, binding, or attaching items together; adhesive tape or masking tape.
4.
tape measure.
5.
a string stretched across the finishing line in a race and broken by the winning contestant on crossing the line.
6.
ticker tape.
7.
magnetic tape.
8.
a magnetic tape carrying prerecorded sound:
a tape of a rock concert.
verb (used with object), taped, taping.
9.
to furnish with a tape or tapes.
10.
to tie up, bind, or attach with tape.
11.
to measure with or as if with a tape measure.
12.
to record or prerecord on magnetic tape.
verb (used without object), taped, taping.
13.
to record something on magnetic tape.
noun
1.
a long thin strip, made of cotton, linen, etc, used for binding, fastening, etc
2.
any long narrow strip of cellulose, paper, metal, etc, having similar uses
3.
a string stretched across the track at the end of a race course
4.
(military, slang, mainly Brit) another word for stripe1 (sense 3)
5.
See magnetic tape, ticker tape, paper tape, tape recording
verb (mainly transitive)
6.
(also intransitive) Also tape-record. to record (speech, music, etc)
7.
to furnish with tapes
8.
to bind, measure, secure, or wrap with tape
9.
(usually passive) (Brit, informal) to take stock of (a person or situation); sum up: he’s got the job taped
tap dance

1. magnetic tape.
2. paper tape.
(1996-05-25)
see: red tape

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