(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. band, strip, ribbon; cellophane, Scotch, masking, electrical, or friction tape; tapeline. See measurement. —v. bind, bandage, swaddle, mummify; informal, tape-record, copy. See filament.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. ribbon, line, rope, strip.
Tapes include: braid, edging, bending, tapeline, tape measure, steel tape, surveyor's chain, adhesive tape, duct tape, gummed tape, draftsman's tape, Scotch Tape (trademark), masking tape, strapping tape, Mylar tape (trademark), packaging tape, athletic tape, reinforced tape, mending tape; videotape, audiotape, cassette tape, magnetic tape; ticker tape. v.
1. [To fasten]
Syn. tie up, bond, bind, rope, wire, hold together, support with tape; see also fasten 1 .
2. [To record]
Syn. tape-record, register, make a recording, put on tape; see record 2 .
3. [To bandage]
Syn. tie, swathe, truss; see bind 1 , fasten 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
strip, band, binding, ribbon, roll, adhesive tape, masking tape, electrician's tape.
1. bind fasten, band together, stick up, mend, close.
2. record put on tape.

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