Meaning of TAPE in English
(~s, taping, ~d)
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 ~.
N-UNCOUNT: oft on N
A ~ is a cassette or spool with magnetic ~ wound round it.
She still listens to the ~s I made her.
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
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 ~.
A ~ is a ribbon that is stretched across the finishing line of a race.
...the finishing ~.
N-COUNT: supp N
Tape is a sticky strip of plastic used for sticking things together.
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
see also magnetic ~ , masking ~ , red ~ , sticky ~ , video~
Collins COBUILD. Толковый словарь английского языка для изучающих язык Коллинз COBUILD (международная база данных языков Бирмингемского университета) . 2012