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tape / tāp/ • n. a narrow strip of material, typically used to hold or fasten something: a roll of tape | a dirty apron fastened with thin tapes. ∎  long narrow flexible material with magnetic properties, used for recording sound, pictures, or computer data. ∎  a cassette or reel containing such material. ∎  a recording on such a cassette or reel. ∎  (also adhesive tape) a strip of paper or plastic coated with adhesive, used to stick things together. ∎  a strip of material stretched across the finish line of a race, to be broken by the winner. ∎  a strip of white material at the top of a tennis net. ∎  a strip of material used to mark off an area. ∎  a tape measure. • v. [tr.] 1. record (sound or pictures) on audio or videotape: it is not known who taped the conversation. 2. fasten or attach (something) with adhesive tape. 3. (tape something off) seal or mark off an area or thing with tape. PHRASES: on tape recorded on magnetic tape.

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tapé

tapé Indonesian; sweet‐sour alcoholic paste made from fermented cassava, millet or maize, using a ragi starter. Either sun‐dried and used in soups and stews, or deep fried as a snack.

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tape

tape OE. tæppa or tæppe, repr. obscurely by ME. tāpe; of unkn. orig.

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tape

tape Either magnetic tape or optical tape; paper tape is now obsolete.

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tape

tapeagape, ape, cape, chape, crape, crêpe, drape, escape, gape, grape, jape, misshape, nape, rape, scrape, shape, tape •landscape • seascape • cityscape •skyscape • townscape • snowscape •roofscape • moonscape • broomrape •shipshape • videotape • sellotape •ticker tape

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