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English definition of “tape”

tape

noun [C or U] (RECORDING)    /teɪp/
thin plastic in a long, narrow strip with a magnetic covering that allows sounds or sounds and pictures to be recorded and played again, especially one on which sound is (to be) recorded: magnetic tape I've got that film on tape (= recorded) if you want to borrow it. If you give me a blank tape (= one with nothing on it) I'll record it for you.Audio and video equipment
(Definition of tape noun (RECORDING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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