• A narrow and flexible strip of a material such as plastic, paper, metal, or cloth. For example, electrical tape, magnetic tape, or fish tape.
  • A stripe or band of a material utilized for tape recording. Such a tape usually consists of a strip of plastic, paper, or metal which is coated or impregnated with a magnetizable material such as iron oxide particles. Such a tape may be utilized to make analog or digital recordings of data, audio, and/or video. Also called magnetic tape, or recording tape (1).
  • A length, reel, cassette, cartridge, or the like, of tape (2).
  • A tape (2) or tape (3) which has been recorded upon.
  • The process or act of recording upon a tape (2).

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