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  • US [ teɪp]

English definition


  • 1. 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"
  • 2. a recording made on magnetic tape;

    • "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"
  • 3. the finishing line for a foot race;

    • "he broke the tape in record time"
  • 4. 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. 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"


  • 1. fasten or attach with tape;

    • "tape the shipping label to the box"
  • 2. record on videotape

  • 3. register electronically;

    • "They recorded her singing"

Example sentences

  • The torn page is mended with tape.

  • Please rewind the tape at the end of the film.

  • You'll have to edit that tape, it's too long.

  • The recording can be erased and the tape used again.

  • I used tape to tie up the box.

  • The program was recorded on a tape recorder.

  • A cassette tape recorder can easily record sound on and play sound back from tape.

  • I'm sure to send the tape to you by anyone who happens to come to me.

  • a tape recording of the interview

  • I stuck a tape in the deck.

  • A half million people watched the troops march in New York's ticker tape parade.

  • Before recording onto a new tape, wind it on fast forward, then rewind.

  • My tape player's knackered.

  • A technician loads a video tape into one of the machines.

  • It would be uneconomical to send a brand new tape.

  • Using silver tape, they taped all the doors and windows shut.

  • My tape recorder did not catch every last word.

  • Guests bring movies on tape, and show them on the screen that unrolls from the ceiling.

  • We keep a tape of incoming calls.

  • Tape is expensive and loses sound quality every time it is copied.

  • The technical superiority of laser discs over tape is well established.

  • I don't suppose you thought to turn over the tape, did you?

  • The analogue signals from the video tape are converted into digital code.

  • When you edit the tape you can take out the giggles.

  • I accumulated a roomful of documents and tape recordings.

Phrase collocation

  • have (或 get) someone/thing taped

    (Brit. informal)understand a person or thing fully

  • on tape

    recorded on magnetic tape


Meaning of tape

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