Tape

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Definition

to tape: to record, to video, to make a recording of, to copy
verb
We taped the entire ceremony on my camera so we can watch it again and again.

Keep in mind that to tape also means 'to stick':

The sign was taped onto the door.
Scotch tape transparent adhesive tape

a tape: a recording made on a piece of long, black magnetic material
noun
Nowadays, most people listen to CDs rather than tapes.

(I have the conversation) on tape: (I have) a recording of (the conversation)
idiom

Examples

  • "Woman on cassette tape : Premature ejaculation is a common condition."
  • "I don't like how my voice sounds on tape."
  • "Icarus : Well, actually I brought a tape, if you don't mind."

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