Complete Definition of "tape"

English

Etymology
Old English tæppe

Pronunciation
audio|en-us-tape.ogg|Audio (US)
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪp|-eɪp

Noun
en-noun

  1. flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides, adhesive tape.

#: Hand me some tape. I need to fix a tear in this paper.

  1. Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll, video tape or audio tape.

#: Did you get that on tape?

  1. Unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus

#: Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.

  1. Thin and flat paper, plastic or similar flexible material, usually produced in the form of a roll.

#: After the party there was tape all over the place.

  1. (trading, from ticker tape) The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.

#: Donât fight the tape.

  1. icehockey The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of hockey stick

#: His pass was right on the tape.

Translations
trans-top|video or audiocassette tape, adhesive tape
Arabic: ARchar|شرÙØ· unicode|(Å¡aríeÊ)
Chinese: éé³å¸¶, å½é³å¸¦ (lùyÄ«ndài)
Dutch: band
Finnish: nauha, teippi
French: bande
German: Band n
Hungarian: szalag
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Italian: nastro m, audiocassetta|audio/videocassetta f
Japanese: ãã¼ã (tÄpu)
Korean: íì´í (teipeu)
Portuguese: fita f
Russian: ленÑа (lénta) f
Spanish: cinta f
Swedish: band
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Derived terms
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adhesive tape
cassette tape
cut red tape
double-sided tape
duck tape
duck tape|Duck® tape
duct tape
gaffer tape
gray tape
magnetic tape
on tape
police tape
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red tape
scotch tape|Scotch® tape
Sellotape®
sex tape
tale of the tape
tapeworm
tape measure
tape recorder
ticker tape
sticky tape
video tape
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Verb
en-verb|tapes|taping|taped

  1. To bind with adhesive tape.

#: Can you tape that together, please?

  1. To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.

#: You shouldnât have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.

Related terms
roll tape
tape off


French

Pronunciation
w:IPA|IPA: /tap/
w:SAMPA|SAMPA: /tap/

Noun
tape

  1. a gentle touch
  2. a pat

Category:French nouns


Guaraní

Noun
tape

  1. path
  2. way
  3. street

Category:Guaraní language


Norwegian

Noun
no-noun-reg-m|tap

  1. Alternative spelling of teip

Verb 1
rfc-header|Verb 1
no-verb-2|tap

  1. to lose

Verb 2
no-verb-1|tap

  1. Alternative spelling of teipe

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