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Definitions and Synonyms of tape | Another word for tape | What is tape?

Definition 1: a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he used a piece of tape for a belt
  • he wrapped a tape around the package

(tape is a kind of ...) artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material

(... is a kind of tape ) tape coated with adhesive

(... is a kind of tape ) a linen tape used for trimming as a decoration

(... is a kind of tape ) a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts

Definition 2: a recording made on magnetic tape - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the several recordings were combined on a master tape

Synonyms for tape in the sense of this definition

(tape is a kind of ...) a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded

(... is a kind of tape ) a tape recording of sound

(... is a kind of tape ) a video recording made on magnetic tape

Definition 3: measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the carpenter should have used his tape measure

Synonyms for tape in the sense of this definition

(tape is a kind of ...) instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something

Definition 4: 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 - [noun denoting artifact]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview

Synonyms for tape in the sense of this definition

(tape is a kind of ...) a device that preserves information for retrieval

(... is a kind of tape ) magnetic tape for use in recording sound

(... is a kind of tape ) a cassette that contains magnetic tape

(... is a kind of tape ) a short strip of magnetic tape attached to a credit card or debit card; it contains data that will tell a reading device who you are and what your account number is, etc.

(... is a kind of tape ) a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound

Definition 5: the finishing line for a foot race - [noun denoting location]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he broke the tape in record time

(tape is a kind of ...) a line indicating the location of the finish of a race

Definition 6: register electronically - [verb of communication]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • They recorded her singing

Synonyms for tape in the sense of this definition

(tape is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

(... is a kind of tape ) record data on a computer

"boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"

(... is a kind of tape ) record with a tape recorder

(... is a kind of tape ) record before presentation, as of a broadcast

(... is a kind of tape ) record a performance on (a medium)

"cut a record"

(... is a kind of tape ) make a recording of

"cut the songs" "She cut all of her major titles again"

Definition 7: record on videotape - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for tape in the sense of this definition

(tape is a kind of ...) make a record of; set down in permanent form

(tape belongs to category ...) a form of entertainment that enacts a story by sound and a sequence of images giving the illusion of continuous movement

"they went to a movie every Saturday night" "the film was shot on location"

Definition 8: fasten or attach with tape - [verb of contact]

Samples where tape or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • tape the shipping label to the box

(tape is a kind of ...) cause to be attached

(... is a kind of tape ) fasten or attach with sellotape

"The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest's door"

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