A videotape



  • Flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides; adhesive tape.
  • Thin and flat paper, plastic or similar flexible material, usually produced in the form of a roll.
  • Finishing tape, stretched across a track to mark the end of a race.
  • Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll; videotape or audio tape.
  • Any video or audio recording, regardless of the method used to produce it.
  • An unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus.
  • The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.
  • The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of a hockey stick
  • A strong flexible band rotating on pulleys for directing the sheets in a printing machine.



  • From Middle English tape, tappe, from Old English tæppa, tæppe. Probably akin to Old Frisian tapia, Middle Low German tappen, tāpen, Middle High German zāfen, zāven.

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