Tape refers to a strip of long, thin and narrow material, usually rolled up. Most commonly, it refers to:

Read more about Tape:  Recording Media, Adhesive Tape, Non-adhesive Tape, Media, Other Usages

Other articles related to "tape, tapes":

Electrical Tape - History
... The original electrical insulating tape was made of cloth tape impregnated with Chatterton's compound, an adhesive material manufactured using Gutta-percha ... This type of tape was often used to insulate soldered splices on knob and tube wiring ... giving the surface of the vinyl film an oily quality and degrading every tape adhesive known ...
Electrical Tape - Varieties
... A wide variety of electrical tapes is available some for highly specialized purposes ... Electricians generally use only black tape for insulation purposes ... (In fact, the coloured tape is referred to as "phasing tape".) This is done on large wire which is available only in black insulation ...
Electrical Tape
... Electrical tape (or insulating tape) is a type of pressure-sensitive tape used to insulate electrical wires and other material that conduct electricity ... Electrical tape for class H insulation is made of fiberglass cloth ...
Hot Metal Typesetting - Types of Typesetting - Monotype
... Composition Caster to cast loose type using a paper tape operated automatic casting machine ... The paper tape would be first generated on a keyboard and then used to cast the type, the tape could be stored for future casting for subsequent editions ...
Sampler (musical Instrument) - Historical Overview
... EMS Synthi 100 E-mu SP-1200 Prior to computer memory-based samplers, musicians used tape replay keyboards, which store recordings on analog tape ... When a key is pressed the tape head contacts the tape and plays a sound ... but such systems were expensive and heavy due to the multiple tape mechanisms involved, and the range of the instrument was limited to three octaves at the most ...

Famous quotes containing the word tape:

    We shall see but little way if we require to understand what we see. How few things can a man measure with the tape of his understanding! How many greater things might he be seeing in the meanwhile!
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    I could buy one
    Tape and get another free. I accept- Ed the deal, paid for one tape and
    Chose a free one. But since I’ve been
    Repeatedly billed for my free tape.
    John Ashbery (b. 1927)