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Tape Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


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

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he wrapped a tape around the package" ,
  • a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape" ,
  • the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time" ,
  • measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure" ,
  • 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; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Tape'


  • Tape: Tape may refer to: Compact Cassette or cassette tape, a magnetic tape recording format for audio recording and playback Digital Audio Tape (DAT), a signal
  • Punched tape: Punched tape or perforated paper tape is a form of data storage, consisting of a long strip of paper in which holes are punched to store data. Now effectively
  • Tape recorder: For the tape systems used for computer data, see tape drive. An audio tape recorder, tape deck or tape machine is an analog audio storage device
  • Adhesive tape: Pressure-sensitive tape and Chemistry of adhesive tapes Pressure-sensitive tape, PSA tape, self-stick tape or sticky tape consists of a pressure-sensitive
  • Magnetic tape: using magnetic tape are tape recorders and video tape recorders. A device that stores computer data on magnetic tape is a tape drive (tape unit, streamer)
  • Scotch Tape: Scotch Tape is a brand name used for pressure-sensitive tapes manufactured by 3M as part of the company's Scotch brand. Their magnetic recording tape products
  • Duct tape: album, see Duck Tape'n. "Duck taping" redirects here. Not to be confused with Duck typing. Duct tape, sometimes called duck tape, is cloth- or scrim-backed
  • Gaffer tape: Gaffer tape (also known as gaffer's tape or gaff tape as well as camera tape and spike tape for narrow, coloured gaffer tape) is a heavy cotton cloth
  • Pressure-sensitive tape: Pressure-sensitive tape, known also in various countries as PSA tape, adhesive tape, self-stick tape, sticky tape, or just tape, is an adhesive tape that will
  • Barricade tape: danger tape or hazard tape. In case the tape is used by an organization the tape is named police tape, firefighter tape or traffic control device tape. The

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* One only needs two tools in life WD-40 to make things go, and duct tape to make them stop. - G. Weilacher

* Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it holds the universe together.... - Carl Zwanzig


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