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adhesive tape a strip of cotton, plastic, or other tape coated with a sticky material on one side, used esp. for attaching bandages.
digital audio tape a tape recording made with digital techniques.
duct tape a wide, strong adhesive tape, typically silver in color, originally designed for sealing heating and air-conditioning ducts but used for a wide variety of purposes.
friction tape a sturdy cloth or plastic adhesive tape that is moisture-resistant and is used esp. to insulate electrical wires.
magnetic tape a thin plastic ribbon with a magnetic coating, used to record sound and images. Magnetic tape is found in audio cassettes and videocassettes.
masking tape a papery adhesive tape used esp. to cover and protect surfaces that are not to be painted, or as an aid in painting straight lines or narrow bands.
red tape official forms, regulations, and procedures, esp. those resulting in delay and frustration.
Scotch tape trademark for a transparent or semitransparent cellulose adhesive tape.
tape deck a tape recorder and player without its own amplifier or speaker, usu. part of a larger sound system.
tape measure a tool for measuring length made of a long strip of cloth or flexible metal. A tape measure is marked off in inches, centimeters, or other units.
tape recorder a machine used to record sound onto magnetic tape or to play back the sound recorded.
tape-record to record (sound) onto magnetic tape.
ticker tape paper tape upon which a telegraphic ticker prints stock quotations, reports, and the like.
ticker-tape parade a parade in which a championship sports team, war hero, or dignitary is showered with ticker tape, confetti, and the like from buildings along the parade route.