Definition of 'tape'
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Example sentences containing 'tape'
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Tape the ends together to make a triangle shape. The Sun (2016)This time the tape was not destroyed. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Here, his plane is held together with string and sticky tape. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She got us to make posters advertising our search and marched us up and down the village streets with our posters and sticky tape. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Store them neatly by duct taping one end to a coat hanger, winding tightly along then taping the other end. The Sun (2016)I'm not suggesting you need to get out a tape measure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Sometimes reason has prevailed and the sacred envelope has been tampered with and then taped shut again. Living with Angina (1991)The master tapes are still in the vaults somewhere. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Turn under tape end in line with edge of curtain. Collins Complete Books of Soft Furnishings (1993)Fix it to the frame and string with tape. The Sun (2011)Their clinching experiment involved a piece of adhesive tape. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Examples include magnetic tapes and magnetic disks. Computers Basic Facts (1983)We got the tape measure out and he had the biggest backside so in he went. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Tape together two plastic bowls and attach to the top of a cereal box. The Sun (2011)What was the sticky tape doing there? Times, Sunday Times (2008)He has a room with all his guitars and boxes of old records and tapes. The Sun (2015)Then stick a piece of thinner tape across the centre of the exposed tip. The Sun (2015)We kept a monitor on the whole time we were taping. Christianity Today (2000)The interview tape sounds like a radio presenter filling for time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Their education comes via cassette tapes recorded by their mother. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They hoped he would ride in the lead vehicle or hold the tape at the finishing line. The Sun (2010)He must also agree to have their conversations taped to provide evidence for her grand experiment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But red tape is still keeping him sidelined. The Sun (2012)Tuck any tape ends away under the bandage for safety. Your First Horse - buying, feeding, caring (1989)Another possible solution is to use gaffer tape to bind the tops of your socks to your legs. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Others issue tracks only on tapes. The Sun (2010)Hear the tape again on our website. The Sun (2008)While she did sing live, she was accompanied by taped music and voices. Times, Sunday Times (2009)I had barely enough left over for string and sticky tape. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'tape'
British English: tape /teɪp/ NOUN
Tape is a narrow plastic strip covered with a magnetic substance. It is used to record sounds, pictures, and computer information.
Some students did not wish to be interviewed on tape.
- American English: tape
- Arabic: شَرِيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: fita magnética
- Chinese: 磁带
- Croatian: vrpca
- Czech: páska
- Danish: bånd kassettebånd
- Dutch: tape
- European Spanish: cinta casete
- Finnish: nauha
- French: bande
- German: Band Schnur
- Greek: μαγνητική ταινία
- Italian: cassetta
- Japanese: テープ
- Korean: 테이프
- Norwegian: teip
- Polish: taśma
- European Portuguese: fita magnética
- Romanian: bandă
- Russian: пленка
- Spanish: cinta
- Swedish: band för bandspelare
- Thai: เทป
- Turkish: bant
- Ukrainian: плівка
- Vietnamese: dây
British English: tape /teɪp/ VERB
If you tape music, sounds, or television pictures, you record them using a tape recorder or a video recorder.
She has just taped an interview.
- American English: tape
- Arabic: يُسَجِّلُ عَلَى شَرِيط
- Brazilian Portuguese: gravar em fita
- Chinese: 录音
- Croatian: snimiti
- Czech: nahrát
- Danish: indspille på bånd
- Dutch: opnemen
- European Spanish: grabar sonido
- Finnish: nauhoittaa
- French: enregistrer son
- German: aufnehmen Tonband
- Greek: ηχογραφώ
- Italian: registrare
- Japanese: テープに記録する
- Korean: 녹음하다
- Norwegian: teipe
- Polish: nagrać
- European Portuguese: gravar em fita
- Romanian: a înregistra
- Russian: записывать
- Spanish: grabar captar y almacenar imágenes o sonidos en un medio
- Swedish: spela in
- Thai: บันทึกเสียง
- Turkish: kayıt yapmak
- Ukrainian: записувати
- Vietnamese: ghi âm
Definition of tape from the Collins English Dictionary
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