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"tape measure" in British English

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tape measurenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈteɪp ˌmeʒ.ər/ us /ˈteɪp ˌmeʒ.ɚ/

a strip of plastic or metal used for measuring that can be rolled up when not being used

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(Definition of “tape measure” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"tape measure" in American English

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tape measurenoun [ C ]

us /ˈteɪp ˌmeʒ·ər/

a long strip of plastic, thin metal, or cloth that is marked in units for measuring and can be rolled up to be stored

(Definition of “tape measure” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)