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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.
audiotape a magnetic tape used to record sound, or a sound recording on such a tape.
Band-Aid trademark for a small strip of adhesive tape that holds a gauze pad for covering minor wounds. [1/3 definitions]
blip to delete a sound from an audio tape or transmission. [1/5 definitions]
capstan the revolving spindle in a tape recorder around which magnetic tape is wound and that regulates the speed at which the tape moves. [1/2 definitions]
cassette a compact case for film, or audio or video tape, used to facilitate leading a camera or recorder.
compact cassette a type of magnetic-tape cartridge, first released in 1963, that is used for audio recording and playback.
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.
eight-track tape a magnetic-tape cartridge with four pairs of stereo tracks of prerecorded sound, popular in the United States from the mid-sixties to the early eighties.
friction tape a sturdy cloth or plastic adhesive tape that is moisture-resistant and is used esp. to insulate electrical wires.
head the part of a tape recorder that picks up or erases the signals on the tape. [1/19 definitions]
keypunch to punch holes in (a card, tape, or the like) with a key punch.
key punch a machine, operated from a keyboard, that punches holes in cards or tape used in certain data processing systems.
magnetic tape a plastic tape coated with magnetic iron oxide, used to store recorded material.
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.
measuring tape a flexible tape used to measure distance; tape measure.
musique concrète (French) tape-recorded sounds that are arranged in various combinations, sequences, and rhythmic patterns to create an artistic work.
oral history historical data, often tape-recorded, that comprises firsthand oral accounts and recollections relating to historical events or traditions. [1/2 definitions]
passe-partout a picture mounting in which tape or gummed paper is used instead of a frame. [1/3 definitions]
pilot film a film or tape of one episode of a proposed television series, designed to attract commercial sponsors and enlist network support.