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tape

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tape(
teyp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (adhesive strip)
a. la cinta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
She used tape to seal up the package.Usó cinta para sellar el paquete.
b. la cinta adhesiva
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Dad always uses so much tape when wrapping presents.Papá siempre usa un montón de cinta adhesiva para envolver regalos.
2. (music and television)
a. la cinta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
I found a Madonna tape, but I don't have a cassette player to listen to it.Encontré una cinta de Madonna, pero no tengo reproductor de casetes para oírla.
b. el casete
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
My mom loves listening to her old tapes.A mi mamá le encanta escuchar sus casetes viejos.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to stick)
a. pegar
She taped the photo to the wall.Pegó la foto en la pared.
4. (record)
a. grabar
He taped his son's first steps with my camera.Grabó los primeros pasos de su hijo con mi cámara.
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tape
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (ribbon)
a. la cinta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (colloquial)
a.
sticky) tapecinta adhesiva
3. (sport)
a.
the (finishing) tapela (cinta de) meta
tape (measure)cinta métrica
4. (for recording, cassette)
a. la cinta (magnetofónica)
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
tape headcabezal (de casete or cinta)
tape recordercasete m
tape recordinggrabación (magnetofónica)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (stick with tape)
a. pegar con cinta adhesiva
6. (fig)
a.
I've got him/it tapedlo tengo controlado or
7. (record)
a. grabar
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tape [teɪp]
noun
1 (made of cloth) cinta (f); (adhesive tape) cinta (f) adhesiva; Scotch (m);™ (Dep) meta (f); (ceremonial) cinta (f) simbólica;(also tape measure) cinta (f) métrica; metro (m)
I need a tape to measure this room Jean-Louis Bianco, the French transport minister, cut a tape to open a motorway interchange use the tapes that are sewn inside the tent flap to tie it back
2 (for recording) (magnetic strip) cinta (f) (magnetofónica)
tape is expensive and loses sound quality every time it is copied he was interviewed on tape
(cassette, recording) cinta (f)
why don't you put a tape on she still listens to the tapes I gave her
I'll do you a tape of it te lo grabaré (en cinta); a blank tape una cinta virgen; on tape grabado (en cinta)
transitive verb
1 (record) grabar (en cinta)
did you tape that film on TV last night? she's just taped an interview
2 (seal) (also tape up) cerrar con cinta; poner una cinta a
put the bottles into boxes and tape them up shopkeepers were taping up their windows the envelope has been taped shut
3 (fasten)
to tape sth to sth pegar algo a algo con cinta adhesiva
a series of electrodes were taped to his head I taped the base of the feather onto the velvet there are notes from years ago taped to the walls
4
to have sth/sb taped
I've got him taped ya le tengo calado (informal); I've got it taped ya le he cogido el tranquillo (informal); we've got it all taped lo tenemos todo organizado; todo funciona perfectamente
modifier
tape deck (n) pletina (f); unidad (f) de cinta
tape drive (n) (Comput) accionador (m) de cinta
tape machine (n) casete (m); magnetofón (m)
tape measure (n) cinta (f) métrica; metro (m)
tape recorder (n) casete (m); (Esp) grabadora (f); especially (LAm) (reel-to-reel) magnetofón (m); magnetófono (m)
tape recording (n) grabación (f) (en cinta)
tape streamer (n) (Comput) dispositivo (m) de copia de seguridad
The entire set of scanned drawings is occupying approximately 140 mbytes of storage in compressed form enabling entire back-up copies to be made on two tape streamer tapes
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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