a long, narrow strip of linen, cotton, or the like, used for tying garments, binding seams or carpets, etc.
a long, narrow strip of paper, metal, etc.
a strip of cloth, paper, or plastic with an adhesive surface, used for sealing, binding, or attaching items together;
a string stretched across the finishing line in a race and broken by the winning contestant on crossing the line.
verb (used with object)
to furnish with a tape or tapes.
to tie up, bind, or attach with
to measure with or as if with a tape measure.
to record or prerecord on magnetic tape.