Definitions for tape

Definitions for (noun) tape

Main entry: magnetic tape, mag tape, tape

Definition: memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information

Usage: he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview

Main entry: tape

Definition: a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening

Usage: he used a piece of tape for a belt; he wrapped a tape around the package

Main entry: tape, tape recording, taping

Definition: a recording made on magnetic tape

Usage: the several recordings were combined on a master tape

Main entry: tape, tape measure, tapeline

Definition: measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths

Usage: the carpenter should have used his tape measure

Main entry: tape

Definition: the finishing line for a foot race

Usage: he broke the tape in record time

Definitions for (verb) tape

Main entry: record, tape

Definition: register electronically

Usage: They recorded her singing

Main entry: tape, videotape

Definition: record on videotape

Main entry: tape

Definition: fasten or attach with tape

Usage: tape the shipping label to the box

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