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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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 patita
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leg …
Cultural fact of the day

Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)