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Meaning of TAPE

Pronunciation:  teyp

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  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"
  3. [n]  a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"
  4. [n]  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"
  5. [n]  the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"
  6. [v]  register electronically
  7. [v]  record on videotape
  8. [v]  fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box"

TAPE is a 4 letter word that starts with T.


 Synonyms: mag tape, magnetic tape, record, tape measure, tape recording, tapeline, taping, videotape
 Antonyms: delete, erase
 See Also: adhesive tape, attach, audiotape, burn, cassette tape, cut, enter, finish line, finishing line, inkle, measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system, memory device, prerecord, put down, recording, scotch tape, sellotape, slip, storage device, strip, tape record, videotape, webbing, write



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Tape\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Taped}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    To furnish with tape; to fasten, tie, bind, or the like, with
    tape; specif. (Elec.), to cover (a wire) with insulating
  2. \Tape\, n. [AS. t[ae]ppe a fillet. Cf. {Tapestry},
    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.
    2. A tapeline; also, a metallic ribbon so marked as to serve
       as a tapeline; as, a steel tape.
    {Red tape}. See under {Red}.
    {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.
Computing Dictionary

1. magnetic tape.

2. paper tape.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing or using tape in your dream means unprofitable work and fruitless endeavors.