tape

tape [tāp]
n.
[ME < OE tæppe, a fillet, akin to tæppa: see TAP2]
1. a strong, narrow, woven strip of cotton, linen, etc. used to bind seams in garments, tie bundles, etc.
2. a narrow strip or band of steel, paper, etc.
3. a strip of cloth stretched between posts above the finishing line of a race
4. short for TAPE MEASURE
5. short for ADHESIVE TAPE, FRICTION TAPE, MAGNETIC TAPE, TICKER TAPE, etc.
vt.
taped, taping
1. to put tape on or around, as for binding or tying
2. to measure by using a tape measure
3. to record (sound, video material, computer data, etc.) on magnetic tape
taper
n.

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