Definition of tape measure in English:

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tape measure

noun

A length of tape or thin flexible metal, marked at graded intervals for measuring.
Example sentences
  • Use a steel tape measure to measure the length of your frame on both sides of the door and across the top.
  • A flexible tape measure is the only tool to accurately measure the human body's curves and contours.
  • Suddenly when I wasn't looking (my gaze had drifted over to the lingerie section) he had whipped his tape measure out and measured my waist!

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