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tape Tweet Definition of tape Like Definition of tape on Facebook
  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.
Don"t fight the tape.
  1. (icehockey) The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of hockey stick
His pass was right on the .
verb (tapes, taping, taped)
  1. To bind with adhesive tape.
Can you tape that together, please?
  1. To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
You shouldn"t have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.
tape recorder Tweet Definition of tape recorder Like Definition of tape recorder on Facebook
noun (plural: tape recorders)
  1. an electromechanical device use to record and play back sound, etc.
track Tweet Definition of track Like Definition of track on Facebook
  1. 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.
  2. A mark or impression left by the foot, either of man or beast; trace; vestige; footprint.
  3. The entire lower surface of the foot; -- said of birds, etc.
  4. A road; a beaten path.
  5. Course; way; as, the track of a comet.
  6. A path or course laid out for a race, for exercise, etc.
  7. The permanent way; the rails.
  8. A tract or area, as of land.
  9. (context, automotive) The distance between the centerlines of two tires, measured where the tires contact the surface of the road (also track width)
  10. (cricket) The pitch.
  11. Sound stored on a record (or the physical track on one).
  12. Circular (never-ending) data storage unit on a side of magnetic or optical disk, divided into sector, sectors.
  13. (uncountable) (sports) The racing events of track and field; track and field in general.
    • :I'm going to try out for next week.
  1. (transitive) To observe the (measured) state of an object over time
  2. (transitive) To monitor someone's or something's movement.
  3. (transitive) To discover the location of person or an object (usually in the form track down).
  4. (transitive) To follow tracks.
    • :My uncle spent all day tracking the deer.
transport Tweet Definition of transport Like Definition of transport on Facebook
  1. The act of transporting; conveyance.
  2. The state of being transported by emotion; rapture.
  3. A vehicle used to transport (passengers, mail, freight, troops etc.)
  4. The system of transporting passengers etc in a particular region; the vehicles used in such a system.
  5. A device that moves recording tape across the read/write heads of a tape recorder or video recorder etc.
  6. (historical) A deported convict.
  1. To change the location or place of.
  2. (historical) To deport to a penal colony.
  3. (figurative) To move (someone) to strong emotion; to carry away.
turntable Tweet Definition of turntable Like Definition of turntable on Facebook
  1. the circular rotating platform of a record player or DJ console
  2. a similar device to be connected to the amplifier of a hi-fi system
  3. a circular rotating platform used for turning locomotives, cars or trucks
(wikipedia, turntable (railroad))      
tweeter Tweet Definition of tweeter Like Definition of tweeter on Facebook
  1. An electronic speaker designed to produce high-frequency sound.

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