tape (plural tapes)
- Flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides; adhesive tape.
- Hand me some tape. I need to fix a tear in this paper.
- Thin and flat paper, plastic or similar flexible material, usually produced in the form of a roll.
- After the party there was tape all over the place.
- Finishing tape, stretched across a track to mark the end of a race.
- Jones broke the tape in 47.77 seconds, a new world record.
- Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll; videotape or audio tape.
- Did you get that on tape?
- Unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus
- Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.
- (trading, from ticker tape) The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.
- Don’t fight the tape.
- (ice hockey) The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of a hockey stick
- His pass was right on the tape.
video or audiocassette tape
tape (third-person singular simple present tapes, present participle taping, simple past and past participle taped)
- To bind with adhesive tape.
- Can you tape that together, please?
- To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
- You shouldn’t have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.
- (informal, passive) To understand, figure out.
- I've finally got this thing taped.
to bind with adhesive tape
to record, particularly onto magnetic tape
From English tape (“adhesive tape”).
- IPA(key): /tɛjp/, [tˢɛjb̥]
tape c (singular definite tapen, not used in plural form)
- Scotch tape, adhesive tape
Rarely used in the sense video or audiocassette tape as a synonym to bånd. In this case it is neuter gender, singular definite tapet, plural indefinite tapes or tape, plural definite tapene.
From English tape (“to bind with adhesive tape”).
- infinitive IPA(key): /tɛjpə/, [ˈtˢɛjb̥ə]
- imperative IPA(key): /tɛjp/, [tˢɛjb̥ˀ]
tape (imperative tape, infinitive at tape, present tense taper, past tense tapede, perfect tense er/har tapet)
- tape (to bind with adhesive tape) [from 1965]
tape f (plural tapes)
- a gentle touch
- a pat
Borrowed from English tape.
tape m (definite singular tapen, indefinite plural tapar, definite plural tapane)
- Alternative form of teip
tape (present tense tapar, past tense tapa, past participle tapa, passive infinitive tapast, present participle tapande, imperative tape/tap)
- Alternative form of teipa
tape (present tense tapar/taper, past tense tapa/tapte, past participle tapa/tapt, passive infinitive tapast, present participle tapande, imperative tape/tap)
- Alternative form of tapa
- first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of tapar
- third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of tapar
- third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of tapar
- third-person singular (você) negative imperative of tapar
- Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of tapar.
- First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of tapar.
- Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of tapar.
- Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of tapar.
tape m (plural tapes)
- (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico) Scotch tape, tape