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tape

 
 
pronunciation:
teIp
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a substance made of plastic, cloth, or paper that has glue on one side. It is cut into long, narrow pieces. Tape is used to stick things together.
Paul hung the photograph on the wall with tape.
 
definition 2: a long piece of special plastic used to record sounds and pictures. Tape is often inside of a cassette.
Kenny watched a tape of his favorite movie.
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part of speech: verb
inflections: tapes, taping, taped
definition 1: to fasten, hold together, or fix with tape.
Betty taped her ankle after she twisted it.
definition 2: to record on tape.
Mr. Garcia taped the school play with his new camcorder.
similar words:
record
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