Definition of tape machine in English:

tape machine

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noun

1A tape recorder.
More example sentences
  • He never patented his portable tape machine or the microphones he created because he had no grasp of the financial side of the business.
  • And if you've got a piece of paper and a pen, or access to a tape machine, or access to a video camera - and now access to the Internet - you are as much of a journalist as anybody out there.
  • There are no seamless pause-edits to keep the groove; you can actually hear the tape machine stopping and re-recording between each cut, and yet there is an odd pleasure in grooves that work against dancing.
2A machine for receiving and recording telegraph messages on paper tape.
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  • The tape machines rolled up to speed, and ominous rumbles of thunder sent electrical static sizzling through the wires.
  • The perforator was replaced by a new punched tape machine which worked like a typewriter.
  • It was initially a spring-driven punched paper tape machine.

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