measuring tape

noun

Definition of measuring tape

: a long, thin piece of plastic, cloth, or metal that is marked with units of length (such as inches or centimeters) and that is used for measuring things

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“Measuring tape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/measuring%20tape. Accessed 27 May. 2020.

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