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tape

  

      n  
1    a long thin strip, made of cotton, linen, etc., used for binding, fastening, etc.  
2    any long narrow strip of cellulose, paper, metal, etc., having similar uses  
3    a string stretched across the track at the end of a race course  
4      (Military, slang)     (chiefly Brit)      another word for       stripe   1       3  
5       See       magnetic tape       ticker tape       paper tape       tape recording  
      vb   mainly tr  
6    also intr     (Also)    tape-record   to record (speech, music, etc.)  
7    to furnish with tapes  
8    to bind, measure, secure, or wrap with tape  
9    usually passive     (Brit)  
informal   to take stock of (a person or situation); sum up  
he's got the job taped     
     (Old English tæppe; related to Old Frisian tapia to pull, Middle Dutch tapen to tear)  
  tapelike      adj  
  taper      n  


chrome tape  
      n   magnetic recording tape coated with chrome dioxide  
digital audio tape  
      n   magnetic tape on which sound is recorded digitally, giving high-fidelity reproduction,   (Abbrev.)    DAT  
friction tape  
      n      the U.S. and Canadian name for       insulating tape  
gaffer tape  
      n     (Brit)   strong adhesive tape used in electrical repairs  
grip tape  
      n   a rough tape for sticking to a surface to provide a greater grip  
idiot tape  
      n     (Printing)   an input tape for a typesetting machine that contains text only, the typographical instructions being supplied by the typesetting machine itself  
insulating tape  
      n     (Brit)   adhesive tape, impregnated with a moisture-repelling substance, used to insulate exposed electrical conductors,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    friction tape  
magnetic tape  
      n   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  
magnetic tape unit   , drive  
      n   a computer device that moves reels of magnetic tape past read-write heads so that data can be transferred to or from the computer  
mag tape  
      n  
Informal      short for       magnetic tape  
masking tape  
      n   an adhesive tape used to mask and protect surfaces surrounding an area to be painted  
metal tape  
      n   a magnetic recording tape coated with pure iron rather than iron oxide or chromedioxide: it gives enhanced recording quality  
paper tape  
      n   a strip of paper for recording information in the form of rows of either six or eight holes, some or all of which are punched to produce a combination used as a discrete code symbol, formerly used in computers, telex machines, etc.,   (U.S. equivalent)    perforated tape  
perforated tape  
      n      a U.S. name for       paper tape  
punched tape   ,   (sometimes U.S.)   perforated tape  
      n      other terms for       paper tape  
red tape  
      n   obstructive official routine or procedure; time-consuming bureaucracy  
     (C18: from the red tape used to bind official government documents)  
Scotch tape  
      n   Trademark     (chiefly U.S.)   a transparent or coloured adhesive tape made of cellulose or a similar substance  
tape deck  
      n  
1    a tape recording unit in a hi-fi system  
2    the platform supporting the spools, cassettes, or cartridges of a tape recorder, incorporating the motor or motors that drive them and the playback, recording, and erasing heads,   (Sometimes shortened to)    deck  
tape echo  
      n   a means of delaying the repeat of a sound by adjusting the time lapse between the recording and playback heads of a tape recorder,   (Also called)    tape slap  
tape grass  
      n   any of several submerged freshwater plants of the genus Vallisneria, esp. V. spiralis, of warm temperate regions, having ribbon-like leaves: family Hydrocharitaceae  
tape machine  
      n  
1       another word for       tape recorder  
2    a telegraphic receiving device that records messages electronically or on ticker tape,   (U.S. equivalent)    ticker  
tape measure  
      n   a tape or length of metal marked off in inches, centimetres, etc., used principally for measuring and fitting garments,   (Also called (esp. U.S.))    tapeline  
tape-record  
      vb   to make a tape recording (of)  
tape recorder  
      n   an electrical device used for recording sounds on magnetic tape and usually also for reproducing them, consisting of a tape deck and one or more amplifiers and loudspeakers  
tape recording  
      n  
1    the act or process of recording on magnetic tape  
2    the magnetized tape used in making such a recording  
3    the speech, music, etc., so recorded  
tape slap  
      n      another term for       tape echo  
tape streamer  
      n     (Computing)   an electromechanical device that enables data to be copied byte by byte from a hard disk onto magnetic tape for security or storage  
tape transport  
      n   the motorized mechanism that moves tape evenly across the recording and playback heads of a tape recorder or cassette player  
ticker tape  
      n  
1      (Stock Exchange)   a continuous paper ribbon on which a tape machine automatically prints current stock quotations  
2    ticker-tape reception (or parade)   (mainly in New York) the showering of the motorcade of a distinguished politician, visiting head of state, etc., with ticker tape as a sign of welcome  
video tape  
      n  
1    magnetic tape used mainly for recording the vision and sound signals of a television programme or film for subsequent transmission  
      vb  
  video-tape  
2    to record (a programme, film, etc.) on video tape  
video tape recorder  
      n   a tape recorder for vision signals and sometimes accompanying sound, using magnetic tape on open spools: used in television broadcasting,   (Abbrev.)    VTR  
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tape

  

      n  
1    band, ribbon, strip  
      vb  
2    bind, seal, secure, stick, wrap  
3    record, tape-record, video  

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