magnetic tape

noun
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

Definition of magnetic tape

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

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First Known Use of magnetic tape

1937


MAGNETIC TAPE Defined for English Language Learners

magnetic tape

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


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magnetic tape

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

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