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English definition of “tape”

tape

noun [C or U] (STRIP)    /teɪp/
a long, narrow strip of material that is sometimes sticky on one side: UK sticky tapeBands, straps and strips the (finishing) tape a tape stretched across the finishing line of a race that the winner breaks as they finishAthleticsSurfaces on which sports take place
(Definition of tape noun (STRIP) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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