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noun as in ribbon of material

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verb as in stick together with material

verb as in record sounds, sights

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Yes, washi tape is cute and that should be a good enough reason to get some.

Using a flexible tailors measuring tape you should wrap the tape around the circumference of your hand around the palm.

There are mask mandates and tape around desks, an attempt to ensure that no one breaches the six-foot social-distancing rule.

In the 45 cases we examined, the harshest penalty any officer received was a loss of 15 vacation days — for punching a teenager and knocking him unconscious in an incident caught on tape that went viral.

We’ve often speculated that guys who don’t have much tape might have an unexpected advantage in that first game out.

My agent at the time sent that tape to SNL and then they asked me to come in for an audition.

I stood with a tape recorder, listening to men denounce the liberal media controlled by Jews.

Is there any better Beyoncé lyric to use in response to the most shocking celebrity tape this side of One Night in Paris?

I watched Garner die on tape and wondered why I was crying so hard when I am not that much of a cryer at all.

Well, because casinos have cameras everywhere, turns out there was indeed a tape.

He gets out and does things while these fatheads stay in quarters and untangle red tape.

A handkerchief, once red, with polka spots, contained a ragged flannel shirt and a stocking-heel tied with a piece of tape.

Black Hood knew what it was to be a policeman with hands bound by red tape or political intrigue.

He ripped the tape clear and then paused, hand outflung, as if he could not resist this final bit of drama.

Even for doctors to obtain it is an undertaking involving considerable red tape.


On this page you'll find 63 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tape, such as: line, rope, band, braid, edging, and strip.

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