- flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides, adhesive tape.
verb (tapes, taping, taped)
- Hand me some tape. I need to fix a tear in this paper.
- Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll, video tape or audio tape.
- Did you get that on tape?
- Unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus
- Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.
- 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.
- (trading, from ticker tape) The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.
- Don"t fight the tape.
- (icehockey) The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of hockey stick
- His pass was right on the .
- To bind with adhesive tape.
- Can you tape that together, please?
- To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
- You shouldn"t have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.
noun (plural: tape recorders)
- an electromechanical device use to record and play back sound, etc.
- A mark left by something that has passed along; as, the track, or wake, of a ship; the track of a meteor; the track of a sled or a wheel.
- A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
- The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
- A road; a beaten path.
- Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
- A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
- The permanent way; the rails.
- A tract or area, as of land.
- (context, automotive) The distance between the centerlines of two tires, measured where the tires contact the surface of the road (also track width)
- (cricket) The pitch.
- Sound stored on a record (or the physical track on one).
- Circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sector, sectors.
- (uncountable) (sports) The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
- :I'm going to try out for next week.
- (transitive) To observe the (measured) state of an object over time
- (transitive) To monitor someone's or something's movement.
- (transitive) To discover the location of person or an object (usually in the form track down).
- (transitive) To follow tracks.
- :My uncle spent all day tracking the deer.
- The act of transporting; conveyance.
- The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
- A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
- The system of transporting passengers etc in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
- A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
- (historical) A deported convict.
- To change the location or place of.
- (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
- (figurative) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
(wikipedia, turntable (railroad))
- the circular rotating platform of a record player or DJ console
- a similar device to be connected to the amplifier of a hi-fi system
- a circular rotating platform used for turning locomotives, cars or trucks
- An electronic speaker designed to produce high-frequency sound.