magnetic tape

noun

Definition of magnetic tape

  1. :  a thin ribbon (as of plastic) coated with a magnetic material on which information (as sound or television images) may be stored

1937

First Known Use of magnetic tape

1937


MAGNETIC TAPE Defined for English Language Learners

magnetic tape

noun

Definition of magnetic tape for English Language Learners

  • : a thin plastic tape that is coated with magnetic material on which information (such as sound or television images) may be stored


MAGNETIC TAPE Defined for Kids

magnetic tape

noun

Definition of magnetic tape for Students

  1. :  a thin ribbon of plastic coated with a magnetic material on which information (as sound) may be stored


Learn More about magnetic tape


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up magnetic tape? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a mode of satirical wit

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • manet-jeanne-spring
  • Which is a synonym of chaffer?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ