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tape

 (tāp)
n.
1.
a. A continuous narrow, flexible strip of cloth, metal, paper, or plastic, such as adhesive tape, magnetic tape, or ticker tape.
b. A narrow strip of strong woven fabric, as that used in sewing or bookbinding.
c. A string stretched across the finish line of a racetrack to be broken by the winner.
2.
a. A length, reel, or cassette of magnetic tape.
b. A recording made on magnetic tape.
3. A tape measure.
v. taped, tap·ing, tapes
v.tr.
1. To fasten, secure, strengthen, or wrap with a tape: taped the box so that it wouldn't fall apart.
2. To record (sounds or pictures) on magnetic tape or other electronic storage medium: The reporter taped the interview.
3. To measure with a tape measure.
v.intr.
To make a recording on magnetic tape or other electronic storage medium.

[Middle English, strip of cloth, from Old English *tæppe or *tæppa (attested only in the plural tæppan).]

tape′a·ble adj.
tape′less adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.taping - a recording made on magnetic tapetaping - a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"
audiotape - a tape recording of sound
recording - a storage device on which information (sounds or images) have been recorded
videotape - a video recording made on magnetic tape
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For example, each police department had to decide when to tape interrogations, whether tapes should be made overtly or covertly, how the use of tapes affected prosecutors' and defense attorneys' case preparation and court proceedings, and how the taping influenced the interviewers' choice of interrogation tactics.
Another concern revealed by the interviews was the fear that introduction of video technology in court would result in required taping of all statements in most serious felony cases.
Most video users did not object to taping all statements; they usually believed videotaping was so beneficial that they employed it uniformly and avoided the selective taping issue entirely.