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English definition of “tape”

tape

noun     /teɪp/
RECORDING [C, U] a long , thin piece of plastic that is used to store sound , pictures , or information , or a plastic box containing it: Can you turn the tape over? I've got the match on tape.Bands, straps and stripsRecording sounds and images
STICKY [U] a thin piece of plastic that has glue on one side and is used for sticking things together: adhesive / sticky tape Bands, straps and stripsGlues and gluing and stickiness
MATERIAL [C, U] a long , thin piece of material used, for example , in sewing or to tie things together → See also red tape, Scotch tapeBands, straps and strips
(Definition of tape noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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