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Meaning of tape

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or
           fastening; "he used a piece of tape for a belt"; "he
           wrapped a tape around the package"
      2: a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings
         were combined on a master tape" [syn: {tape}, {tape
         recording}, {taping}]
      3: the finishing line for a foot race; "he broke the tape in
         record time"
      4: 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"
         [syn: {tape}, {tapeline}, {tape measure}]
      5: memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated
         with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to
         store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to
         record the interview" [syn: {magnetic tape}, {mag tape},
      v 1: fasten or attach with tape; "tape the shipping label to the
      2: record on videotape [syn: {videotape}, {tape}]
      3: register electronically; "They recorded her singing" [syn:
         {record}, {tape}] [ant: {delete}, {erase}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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