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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.
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
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.
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.
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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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"I think the biggest mistake when taping a performance is to move the camera around after it has been set and focused," says Dennis Diamond, the dance profession's most famous videographer.
Include all details--date, time, place, noncommercial reason for taping (such as personal enjoyment), and give assurance that the video will not be distributed for sale or for any commercial purpose.
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.