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Meaning & Definition of Tape in English

English

Tape

/tep/

noun

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"
    synonym:
  • tape

2. A recording made on magnetic tape

  • "The several recordings were combined on a master tape"
    synonym:
  • tape
  • ,
  • tape recording
  • ,
  • taping

3. The finishing line for a foot race

  • "He broke the tape in record time"
    synonym:
  • tape

4. 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"
    synonym:
  • tape
  • ,
  • 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"
    synonym:
  • magnetic tape
  • ,
  • mag tape
  • ,
  • tape

verb

1. Fasten or attach with tape

  • "Tape the shipping label to the box"
    synonym:
  • tape

2. Record on videotape

    synonym:
  • videotape
  • ,
  • tape

3. Register electronically

  • "They recorded her singing"
    synonym:
  • record
  • ,
  • tape

Examples of using

We need to destroy this tape.
You have to see this tape.
I need the tape.