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tape

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Noun tape has 5 senses
  1. tape - 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    strip, slip
    --1 has particulars: adhesive tape; inkle; webbing
    Derived form: verb tape1
  2. tape, tape recording, taping - a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"
    --2 is a kind of recording
    --2 has particulars: audiotape; videotape
    Derived forms: verb tape3, verb tape2
  3. tape - the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"
    --3 is a kind of
    finishing line, finish line
  4. tape, tapeline, tape measure - 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"
    --4 is a kind of measuring instrument, measuring system, measuring device
  5. magnetic tape, mag tape, tape - 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"
    --5 is a kind of memory device, storage device
    --5 has particulars: audiotape; cassette tape; magnetic stripe; videotape
    Derived forms: verb tape3, verb tape2
Verb tape has 3 senses
  1. tape - fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box"
    --1 is one way to
    attach
    Derived form: noun tape1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  2. videotape, tape - record on videotape
    --2 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Derived forms: noun tape5, noun tape2
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue tape the movie
  3. record, tape - register electronically; "They recorded her singing"
    --3 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Derived forms: noun tape2, noun tape5, noun taping1
    Sample sentence:
    They will tape the duet
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