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  4  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tape  \Tape\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Taped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  To  furnish  with  tape;  to  fasten,  tie,  bind,  or  the  like  with 
  tape;  specif.  (Elec.),  to  cover  (a  wire)  with  insulating 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Tape  \Tape\,  n.  [AS.  t[ae]ppe  a  fillet.  Cf  {Tapestry}, 
  1.  A  narrow  fillet  or  band  of  cotton  or  linen;  a  narrow  woven 
  fabric  used  for  strings  and  the  like  as  curtains  tied 
  with  tape. 
  2.  A  tapeline;  also  a  metallic  ribbon  so  marked  as  to  serve 
  as  a  tapeline;  as  a  steel  tape. 
  {Red  tape}.  See  under  {Red}. 
  {Tape  grass}  (Bot.),  a  plant  ({Vallisneria  spiralis})  with 
  long  ribbonlike  leaves,  growing  in  fresh  or  brackish 
  water;  --  called  also  {fresh-water  eelgrass},  and  in 
  Maryland,  {wild  celery}. 
  {Tape  needle}.  See  {Bodkin},  n.,  4. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [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  recording},  {taping}] 
  3:  the  finishing  line  for  a  foot  race;  "he  broke  the  tape  in 
  record  time" 
  4:  a  narrow  strip  (cloth  or  metal)  marked  in  inches  or 
  centimeters  and  used  for  measuring;  "the  carpenter  should 
  have  used  his  tape  measure"  [syn:  {tapeline},  {tape 
  5:  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}] 
  3:  register  electronically  [syn:  {record}]  [ant:  {erase}] 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
  1.  {magnetic  tape}. 
  2.  {paper  tape}. 

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