tapeline


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tape·line

 (tāp′līn′)
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Noun1.tapeline - measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengthstapeline - 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
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Weight and height sizes of patients were measured using a digital scale (Omron, model HN-283, Japan) and a tapeline respectively by the same expert individual.
If we didn't want to run extra tapeline sprints, we didn't ask to borrow his hairbrush.