There are 2 translations of tape in Spanish:

tape1

Pronunciation: /teɪp/

n

  • 1 u c 1.1 (of paper, cloth) cinta (f) to cut the tape cortar la cinta
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    • Fasten it there with tape, and then watch it day after day.
    • Indoors, you may need some tape or thumbtacks to fasten your background to a wall.
    • The petals were then placed carefully in their original position, and the calyx was closed and held in place with a narrow strip of cellophane tape.
    1.2 (adhesive) cinta (f) adhesiva; [Med] esparadrapo (m) see also masking tape Scotch tape1 etc
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    • For those not familiar with the TUFO tape, it is double-sided tape with a plastic strip covering each sticky side.
    • Five leaves per plant were removed from the first and second whorls and carefully stuck to filter paper with a small strip of double-sided adhesive tape.
    • Fix two strips of double sided tape lengthwise on the back of the black card.
    1.3 [Sport] cinta (f) de llegada
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    • As the race nears the tape they are both on their feet, hollering.
    • In three ‘A’ Finals I have finished fourth, fallen off twice and touched the tapes in a semi-final.
    • Safety measures were taken during the protest with a cordon put around the children, in the shape of a ribbon which had been used during the school's sports day as a finishing tape.
    1.4tape measure
  • 2 2.1 u
    (magnetic tape)
    [Audio] [Comput] [Video] cinta (f) (magnética) I have it on tape lo tengo grabado or en cinta
    2.2 c [Audio] [Video] cinta (f) a blank tape una cinta virgen 2.3 c (recording) [Audio] cinta (f) I made a tape of the performance grabé la actuación (en una cinta)
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    • No, it was just an audition that I did on tape and the tape got sent away.
    • This process functions much like early computers that used data tape to give yes or no responses.
    • From the 1950s until the end of the 1990s radio programmes were stored on large reels of tape which were kept in bulky boxes.
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    • A mini-DV cassette is of similar dimensions to an audio cassette and about half the size, with tapes priced from around $10 each.
    • So I meticulously took spare batteries, spare film for the camera and spare tapes for the mini tape recorder.
    • We bought records, tapes and later CDs to amass a song collection the old-fashioned way.
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    • ‘We went to the radio and recorded a tape,’ says Shabalala.
    • Most of the time I would listen to the radio rather than tapes.
    • The talking tapes were first produced in the area seven years ago.

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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of tape in Spanish:

tape2

vt

  • 1 (record) [Audio] [Video] [music/film/interview] grabar I taped it off the radio lo grabé de la radio to have sb taped [colloquial/familiar] tener* calado a algn [familiar/colloquial] I've got the procedure taped le he agarrado la onda or (Esp) cogido el tranquillo al sistema [familiar/colloquial]
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    • Also taken was a DVD recorder, which tapes the ultra sound scan.
    • There's a half decent line up on the TV tomorrow night, with so much on we're going to have to dust the cobwebs off the video recorder to tape Doctor Who.
    • We went out to dine last night, so I set the video to tape Maria Callas: Living and Dying for Art and Love.
  • 2 (stick) pegar* con cinta adhesiva ( or cinta Scotch® etc); (fasten) sujetar con cinta adhesiva ( or cinta Scotch® etc)
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    • Hurrying back inside, he wrote his phone number on a sticky note and taped it to the fridge.
    • We are waiting for the guys to come and finish off the room: taping the joints and sealing the plasterboard.
    • When we were first married, I would tape them to the fridge door on scraps torn out of a spiral bound notebook.
  • 3

    tape (up)

    3.1 [parcel] sujetar con cinta adhesiva ( or cinta Scotch® etc) 3.2 (AmE) [Med] vendar

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Word of the day lámpara
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Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.