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Noun: tape  teyp
  1. 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"
     
  2. A recording made on magnetic tape
    "the several recordings were combined on a master tape";
    - tape recording, taping
     
  3. The finishing line for a foot race
    "he broke the tape in record time"
     
  4. Measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimetres and used for measuring lengths
    "the carpenter should have used his tape measure";
    - tapeline, tape measure
     
  5. 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";
    - magnetic tape, mag tape
Verb: tape  teyp
  1. Fasten or attach with tape
    "tape the shipping label to the box"
     
  2. (movie) record on videotape
    - videotape
     
  3. Register electronically
    "They taped her singing";
    - record

Derived forms: taping, taped, tapes

Type of: attach, enter, finish line, finishing line, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, memory device, put down, record, recording, slip, storage device, strip

Encyclopedia: Tape, Burma