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mag tape

n
(Electronics) informal short for magnetic tape

mag′ tape`

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n.
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Noun1.mag tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxidemag 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"
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
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Next week naman magsisimula na kami mag tape ulit," Richard said.
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