tape transport


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tape transport

n
(Electronics) the motorized mechanism that moves tape evenly across the recording and playback heads of a tape recorder or cassette player
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Noun1.tape transport - a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recordertape transport - a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
mechanism - device consisting of a piece of machinery; has moving parts that perform some function
tape deck - electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system
tape machine, tape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
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