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1tape/ˈteɪp/noun
pluraltapes
1tape
/ˈteɪp/
noun
pluraltapes
Learner's definition of TAPE  
[noncount] : a long, narrow piece of material that is sticky on one side and that is used to stick things together or to cover or repair something
— see also duct tapemasking tape
[noncount] : a thin piece of plastic that is coated with magnetic material on which information (such as sound or television images) may be stored
— called also magnetic tape
   b [count] : something recorded on tape
— called also tape recording
   c [count] : a thin case that contains a long piece of magnetic tape on which something is recorded
— see also videotape
the tape : a long, thin piece of material that is stretched across the finish line of a race
[count] 
[noncount] : a long, thin piece of plastic, paper, or cloth
— see also red tapeticker tape
2tape/ˈteɪp/verb
tapestapedtaping
2tape
/ˈteɪp/
verb
tapestapedtaping
Learner's definition of TAPE  
[+ object]
: to attach (something) using sticky tape
: to fasten, tie, or cover (something) with tape
: to record (something) on magnetic tape
chiefly US : to wrap (an injured body part) tightly with long pieces of special cloth

have (someone) taped

British, informal
: to completely understand (someone): to know how to deal with (someone)
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