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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.

tape

(teɪp)
n
1. a long thin strip, made of cotton, linen, etc, used for binding, fastening, etc
2. any long narrow strip of cellulose, paper, metal, etc, having similar uses
3. (Athletics (Track & Field)) a string stretched across the track at the end of a race course
4. (Military) military slang chiefly Brit another word for stripe13
vb (mainly tr)
6. (also intr) Also: tape-record to record (speech, music, etc)
7. to furnish with tapes
8. to bind, measure, secure, or wrap with tape
9. (usually passive) informal Brit to take stock of (a person or situation); sum up: he's got the job taped.
[Old English tæppe; related to Old Frisian tapia to pull, Middle Dutch tapen to tear]
ˈtapeˌlike adj
ˈtaper n

tape

(teɪp)

n., v. taped, tap•ing,
adj. n.
1. a long, narrow strip of fabric, as for tying garments or binding seams or edges.
2. a long, narrow strip of paper, metal, etc.
3. a strip of material with an adhesive surface, used for sealing, binding, etc.; adhesive tape or masking tape.
4. a magnetic tape, esp. an audiotape or a videotape.
5. a string stretched across the finish line of a race and broken by the winner on crossing the line.
v.t.
7. to tie up, bind, or attach with tape.
8. to record on magnetic tape.
9. to measure with or as if with a tape measure.
10. to furnish with a tape or tapes.
v.i.
11. to record something on magnetic tape.
adj.
12. of, for, or recorded on magnetic tape.
[before 1000; Middle English; unexplained alter. of tappe, Old English tæppe strip (of cloth), literally, part torn off; akin to Middle Low German teppen to tear]

band

tape
1. 'band'

A band is a narrow strip of material such as cloth or metal which is joined at the ends so that it can be fitted tightly round something.

...a panama hat with a red band.
A man with a black band around his arm stood alone.
Her hair was in a pony tail secured with a rubber band.
2. 'tape'

You do not refer to the magnetic strips on which sounds are recorded as 'bands'. You call them tapes.

Do you want to put on a tape?
His manager persuaded him to make a tape of the song.

tape


Past participle: taped
Gerund: taping

Imperative
tape
tape
Present
I tape
you tape
he/she/it tapes
we tape
you tape
they tape
Preterite
I taped
you taped
he/she/it taped
we taped
you taped
they taped
Present Continuous
I am taping
you are taping
he/she/it is taping
we are taping
you are taping
they are taping
Present Perfect
I have taped
you have taped
he/she/it has taped
we have taped
you have taped
they have taped
Past Continuous
I was taping
you were taping
he/she/it was taping
we were taping
you were taping
they were taping
Past Perfect
I had taped
you had taped
he/she/it had taped
we had taped
you had taped
they had taped
Future
I will tape
you will tape
he/she/it will tape
we will tape
you will tape
they will tape
Future Perfect
I will have taped
you will have taped
he/she/it will have taped
we will have taped
you will have taped
they will have taped
Future Continuous
I will be taping
you will be taping
he/she/it will be taping
we will be taping
you will be taping
they will be taping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been taping
you have been taping
he/she/it has been taping
we have been taping
you have been taping
they have been taping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been taping
you will have been taping
he/she/it will have been taping
we will have been taping
you will have been taping
they will have been taping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been taping
you had been taping
he/she/it had been taping
we had been taping
you had been taping
they had been taping
Conditional
I would tape
you would tape
he/she/it would tape
we would tape
you would tape
they would tape
Past Conditional
I would have taped
you would have taped
he/she/it would have taped
we would have taped
you would have taped
they would have taped
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tape - a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fasteningtape - 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"
adhesive tape - tape coated with adhesive
inkle - a linen tape used for trimming as a decoration
strip, slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
webbing - a narrow closely woven tape; used in upholstery or for seat belts
2.tape - a recording made on magnetic tapetape - 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
3.tape - the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in record time"
finish line, finishing line - a line indicating the location of the finish of a race
4.tape - measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengthstape - 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"
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
5.tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxidetape - 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"
audiotape - magnetic tape for use in recording sound
cassette tape - a cassette that contains magnetic tape
magnetic stripe - 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.
memory device, storage device - a device that preserves information for retrieval
videotape - a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound
Verb1.tape - fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the box"
attach - cause to be attached
scotch tape, sellotape - fasten or attach with sellotape; "The hotel manager scotch taped a note to the guest's door"
2.tape - record on videotapetape - record on videotape      
motion picture, motion-picture show, movie, moving picture, moving-picture show, pic, film, picture show, flick, picture - 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"
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
3.tape - register electronically; "They recorded her singing"
write, save - record data on a computer; "boot-up instructions are written on the hard disk"
tape record - record with a tape recorder
prerecord - record before presentation, as of a broadcast
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
cut - record a performance on (a medium); "cut a record"
cut - make a recording of; "cut the songs"; "She cut all of her major titles again"

tape

noun
1. binding, strip, band, string, ribbon The books were all tied up with tape.
2. sticky tape, Sellotape (trademark), masking tape, adhesive tape His steel spectacles had been repaired with tape.
3. recording, cassette, tape recording She still listens to the tapes I made her.
verb
1. record, video, tape-record, make a recording of She has just taped an interview.
2. (sometimes with up) bind, secure, stick, seal, wrap I taped the base of the feather onto the velvet.
have something or someone taped understand fully, know all about, know the ins and outs of, have someone's number (informal), have all the details of Dave has life taped.
tape something off cordon off, close (off), shut (off), isolate, segregate, quarantine, seal off, fence off, form a ring round, put a cordon around The whole of the West End was taped off by police.
Translations
شَريطشَرِيطشَريط السِّباقشَريط تَسْجيلشَريط قِياس
páskastuhatkanicezachytit na páskucílová páska
båndindspille på båndklisterbåndlukke til med tapelydbånd
nauhanauhoittaa
snimitivrpca
célszalagszalaggal összefûz
borîi, bandfesta meî límbandilímband; einangrunarlímband; segulbandmálbandmarkalínuband
テープテープに記録する
녹음하다테이프
įrašymas į juostąįrašyti į juostąjuostelėmatavimo juostasurišti juostele
finiša lentīteierakstīt magnetofona lentēizolācijas lentelentītelīmlente
krajčírsky meternahrať na páskuzlepiť páskou
avdiokasetalepilni trakposnetitrakvideokaseta
bandspela in
เทปบันทึกเสียง
dâyghi âm

tape

[teɪp]
A. N
1. (made of cloth) → cinta f; (= adhesive tape) → cinta f adhesiva, Scotch ® m (Sport) → meta f; (ceremonial) → cinta f simbólica (also tape measure) → cinta f métrica, metro m
see also name
2. (for recording) (= magnetic strip) → cinta f (magnetofónica); (= cassette, recording) → cinta f
I'll do you a tape of itte lo grabaré (en cinta)
a blank tapeuna cinta virgen
on tapegrabado (en cinta)
see also cassette
B. VT
1. (= record) → grabar (en cinta)
2. (= seal) (also tape up) → cerrar con cinta, poner una cinta a
3. (= fasten) to tape sth to sthpegar algo a algo con cinta adhesiva
4. to have sth/sb taped I've got him tapedya le tengo calado
I've got it tapedya le he cogido el tranquillo
we've got it all tapedlo tenemos todo organizado, todo funciona perfectamente
C. CPD tape deck Npletina f, unidad f de cinta
tape drive N (Comput) → accionador m de cinta
tape machine Ncasete m, magnetofón m
tape measure Ncinta f métrica, metro m
tape recorder Ncasete m (Sp), grabadora f (esp LAm); (reel-to-reel) → magnetofón m, magnetófono m
tape recording Ngrabación f (en cinta)
tape streamer N (Comput) → dispositivo m de copia de seguridad

tape

[ˈteɪp]
n
(also magnetic tape) → bande f
on tape [song, interview] → enregistré(e)
to be interviewed on tape → être enregistré(e) pendant l'interview
(= cassette) → cassette f
a tape of Sinead O'Connor → une cassette de Sinead O'Connor
(also sticky tape, adhesive tape) → ruban m adhésif, scotch® m adhesive tape
(= strip of material) → ruban m
(SPORT) (also finishing tape) → fil m
(= record) [+ film, programme, song] → enregistrer
Did you tape that film last night? → As-tu enregistré le film hier soir?
(= stick) → scotcher
I taped a list to the fridge door → J'ai scotché une liste sur la porte du réfrigérateur.tape deck nplatine f cassettetape machine n (British) (= tape recorder) → magnétophone mtape measure nmètre m à ruban

tape

n
Band nt; (= sticky paper)Klebeband nt; (= Sellotape ® etc)Kleb(e)streifen m, → Tesafilm® m; (= ticker-tape, computer tape etc)Lochstreifen m; (Sport) → Zielband nt; to break or breast the tape (Sport) → durchs Ziel gehen
(magnetic) → (Ton)band nt, → Magnetband nt; on tapeauf Band; to put or get something on tapeetw auf Band aufnehmen; to make a tape of somethingetw auf Band aufnehmen
vt
parcel(mit Kleb(e)streifen/Klebeband) verkleben or zukleben; to tape together two documentszwei Dokumente mit Kleb(e)streifen/Klebeband zusammenkleben
(= tape-record) song, message(auf Band) aufnehmen; (= video-tape) show(auf Video) aufnehmen
(inf) I’ve got the situation tapedich habe die Sache im Griff (inf); I’ve got him tapedich kenne mich mit ihm aus

tape

:
tape cassette
nTonbandkassette f
tape deck
nTapedeck nt
tape head
nTonkopf m
tape measure
nMaßband nt, → Bandmaß nt

tape

:
tape reader
n (Comput) → Lochstreifenleser m
tape-record
vtauf Band aufnehmen
tape recorder
nTonbandgerät nt; (= cassette recorder)Kassettenrekorder m
tape recording
nBandaufnahme f

tape

[teɪp]
1. n (gen) (Sport) (for recording) → nastro (also magnetic tape) → nastro (magnetico) (Sewing) → fettuccia
on tape (song) → su nastro
to break the tape (Sport) → tagliare la linea del traguardo
2. vt (record) → registrare (su nastro) (also tape up) → legare con un nastro
I've got him taped (Brit) (fam) → ho capito il tipo

tape

(teip) noun
1. (a piece of) a narrow strip or band of cloth used for tying etc. bundles of letters tied with tape.
2. a piece of this or something similar, eg a string, stretched above the finishing line on a race track. The two runners reached the tape together.
3. a narrow strip of paper, plastic, metal etc used for sticking materials together, recording sounds etc. adhesive tape; insulating tape; I recorded the concert on tape.
4. a tape-measure.
verb
1. to fasten or seal with tape.
2. to record (the sound of something) on tape. He taped the concert.
ˈtape-measure, ˈmeasuring-tape nouns
a length of eg plastic, cloth or metal tape, marked with centimetres, metres etc for measuring.
ˈtape-recorder noun
a machine which records sounds on magnetic tape and reproduces them when required.
ˈtape-record verb
ˈtape-recording noun

tape

شَرِيط, يُسَجِّلُ عَلَى شَرِيط nahrát, páska bånd, indspille på bånd aufnehmen, Band ηχογραφώ, μαγνητική ταινία cinta, grabar nauha, nauhoittaa bande, enregistrer snimiti, vrpca cassetta, registrare テープ, テープに記録する 녹음하다, 테이프 opnemen, tape teip, teipe nagrać, taśma fita magnética, gravar записывать, пленка band, spela in เทป, บันทึกเสียง bant, kayıt yapmak dây, ghi âm 录音, 磁带

tape

n. [audiotape] cinta magnética; [adhesive] esparadrapo;
___ recordergrabadora.

tape

n cinta, tela; adhesive — cinta adhesiva, esparadrapo; dental — cinta dental; — measure o measuring — cinta métrica
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