[tape] n [ME, fr. OE taeppe] (bef. 12c) 1: a narrow woven fabric
2: a string or ribbon stretched breast-high above the finish line of a race
3: a narrow flexible strip or band: as a: adhesive tape b: magnetic tape
4: tape recording
tape vb taped ; tap.ing vt (1609) 1: to fasten, tie, bind, cover, or support with tape
2: to record on tape and esp. magnetic tape "~ an interview" ~ vi: to record something on tape and esp. magnetic tape tape adj (1947) 1: recorded on tape "~ music"
2: intended for use with recording (as magnetic) tape "a ~ cartridge"