See under magnetic tape.
a ribbon of material, usually with a plastic base, coated on one side (single tape) or both sides (double tape) with a substance containing iron oxide, to make it sensitive to impulses from an electromagnet: used to record sound, images, data, etc.
a long narrow plastic or metal strip coated or impregnated with a ferromagnetic material such as iron oxide, used to record sound or video signals or to store information in computers Sometimes (informal) shortened to mag tape
A plastic tape coated with iron oxide for use in magnetic recording.
magnetic tape definition
A device for storing information, in which signals are recorded by lining up small bits of magnetic materials in the coating on the tape. Ordinary tape recorders use magnetic tape.
noun, Economics. 1. a tax, as on land, that constitutes the sole source of public revenue. noun (US) 1. a taxation system in which a tax on one commodity, usually land, is the only source of revenue 2. such a tax
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