Meaning of TAPE in English

TAPE

(~s, taping, ~d)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.

1.

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 ~.

N-UNCOUNT: oft on N

2.

A ~ is a cassette or spool with magnetic ~ wound round it.

She still listens to the ~s I made her.

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3.

If you ~ music, sounds, or television pictures, you record them using a ~ recorder or a video recorder.

She has just ~d an interview...

He shouldn’t be taping without the singer’s permission.

...~d evidence from prisoners.

VERB: V n, V, V-ed

4.

A ~ 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 ~.

N-VAR

5.

A ~ is a ribbon that is stretched across the finishing line of a race.

...the finishing ~.

N-COUNT: supp N

6.

Tape is a sticky strip of plastic used for sticking things together.

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7.

If you ~ one thing to another, you attach it using sticky ~.

I ~d the base of the feather onto the velvet...

The envelope has been tampered with and then ~d shut again.

VERB: V n onto/to n, be V-ed adj

8.

see also magnetic ~ , masking ~ , red ~ , sticky ~ , video~

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