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5 definitions found
 for tape
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tape \Tape\, n. [AS. t[ae]ppe a fillet. Cf. Tapestry,
     Tippet.]
     1. A narrow fillet or band of cotton or linen; a narrow woven
        fabric used for strings and the like; as, curtains tied
        with tape.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. A tapeline; also, a metallic ribbon so marked as to serve
        as a tapeline; as, a steel tape.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Red tape. See under Red.
  
     Tape+grass+(Bot.),+a+plant+({Vallisneria+spiralis">Tape grass (Bot.), a plant ({Vallisneria spiralis) with
        long ribbonlike leaves, growing in fresh or brackish
        water; -- called also fresh-water eelgrass, and, in
        Maryland, wild celery.
  
     Tape needle. See Bodkin, n., 4.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Tape \Tape\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Taped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Taping.]
     1. To furnish with tape; to fasten, tie, bind, or the like,
        with tape; specif. (Elec.), to cover (a wire) with
        insulating tape.
  
     2. to record on audio tape or video tape; -- either directly,
        at the scene of the action tape, or indirectly, as from a
        broadcast of the action. "I was busy when that episode was
        on TV, but I taped it and watched it later."
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  tape
      n 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" [syn: 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 centimeters and used for measuring
         lengths; "the carpenter should have used his tape measure"
         [syn: 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" [syn: magnetic tape, mag tape,
         tape]
      v 1: fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the
           box"
      2: record on videotape [syn: videotape, tape]
      3: register electronically; "They recorded her singing" [syn:
         record, tape] [ant: delete, erase]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  213 Moby Thesaurus words for "tape":
     Ace bandage, Band-Aid, Mystik tape, Scotch tape, accouple,
     accumulate, adhesive tape, agglutinate, amass, application,
     articulate, assemble, associate, band, bandage, bandaging, batten,
     belt, bind, binder, bond, book, brace, bracket, bridge,
     bridge over, bulletin board, calendar, card, cartridge, carve,
     cassette, cast, catalog, catalog card, cataplasm, cellophane tape,
     cement, chain, chalk, chalk up, check in, chronicle, clap together,
     cloth tape, collect, combine, compress, comprise, concatenate,
     conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, copulate, cotton,
     couple, court plaster, cover, cravat, cut, disc, docket, dressing,
     elastic bandage, electrical transcription, embrace, encompass,
     engrave, enroll, enscroll, enter, epithem, fascia, file,
     filing card, fill out, fillet, film, four-tailed bandage,
     friction tape, gather, gauze, girdle, glue, grave, impanel, incise,
     include, index, index card, inscribe, insert, join, jot down, knot,
     lath, lay together, league, library catalog, ligula, ligule, link,
     lint, list, log, lump together, magnetic tape, make a memorandum,
     make a note, make an entry, make out, mark down, marry, marshal,
     masking tape, mass, matriculate, merge, microcard, microdot,
     microfiche, microfilm, minute, mobilize, motion-picture film, note,
     note down, pair, phonograph record, piece together,
     place upon record, plank, plaster, plaster cast, plastic tape,
     platter, pledget, poll, post, post up, poultice, put down,
     put in writing, put on paper, put on tape, put together, record,
     recording, reduce to writing, reel, register, ribband, ribbon,
     roll into one, roller, roller bandage, rubber bandage, scoreboard,
     scorecard, scoresheet, seal, set down, shred, slat, sling, slip,
     solder, span, spill, splice, spline, splint, sponge, spool, stick,
     stick together, strake, strap, strip, stripe, strop, stupe,
     tabulate, taenia, take down, take in, tampon, tape cartridge,
     tape cassette, tape measure, tape recording, tape-record, tapeline,
     tent, ticker tape, tie, tourniquet, transcription,
     triangular bandage, unify, unite, video, videotape, wax, weld,
     wire recording, write, write down, write in, write out, write up,
     yoke
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :

  tape
  
     1. magnetic tape.
  
     2. paper tape.
  
     (1996-05-25)
  

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