Meaning of TAPE in English
transcription, транскрипция: [ teɪp ]
( tapes, taping, taped)
Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.
Tape is a narrow plastic strip covered with a magnetic substance. It is used to record sounds, pictures, and computer information.
Many students declined to be interviewed on tape.
N-UNCOUNT : oft on N
A tape is a cassette or spool with magnetic tape wound round it.
She still listens to the tapes I made her.
If you tape music, sounds, or television pictures, you record them using a tape recorder or a video recorder.
She has just taped an interview...
He shouldn’t be taping without the singer’s permission.
...taped evidence from prisoners.
VERB : V n , V , V-ed
A tape is a strip of cloth used to tie things together or to identify who a piece of clothing belongs to.
The books were all tied up with tape.
A tape is a ribbon that is stretched across the finishing line of a race.
...the finishing tape.
N-COUNT : supp N
Tape is a sticky strip of plastic used for sticking things together.
If you tape one thing to another, you attach it using sticky tape.
I taped the base of the feather onto the velvet...
The envelope has been tampered with and then taped shut again.
VERB : V n onto/to n , be V-ed adj
see also magnetic tape , masking tape , red tape , sticky tape , videotape
Collins COBUILD Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Английский словарь Коллинз COBUILD для изучающих язык на продвинутом уровне. 2006