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    tape - Dictionary definition and meaning for word tape

    Definition
    (noun) a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening
    Example Sentence
    • he used a piece of tape for a belt
    • he wrapped a tape around the package
    Definition
    (noun) a recording made on magnetic tape
    Synonyms : tape recording , taping
    Example Sentence
    • the several recordings were combined on a master tape
    Definition
    (noun) the finishing line for a foot race
    Example Sentence
    • he broke the tape in record time
    Definition
    (noun) measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths
    Synonyms : tape measure , tapeline
    Example Sentence
    • the carpenter should have used his tape measure
    Definition
    (noun) 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
    Synonyms : mag tape , magnetic tape
    Example Sentence
    • he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview
    Definition
    (verb) fasten or attach with tape
    Example Sentence
    • tape the shipping label to the box
    Definition
    (verb) record on videotape
    Synonyms : videotape
    Definition
    (verb) register electronically
    Synonyms : record
    Example Sentence
    • They recorded her singing
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