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

Word by Word Definitions

measure play measuring
  1. : an adequate or due portion

  2. : a moderate degree

  3. : a fixed or suitable limit : bounds

  1. : to choose or control with cautious restraint : regulate

  2. : to regulate by a standard : govern

  3. : to allot or apportion in measured amounts

tape play
  1. : a narrow flexible strip or band: such as

  2. : adhesive tape

  3. : magnetic tape

  1. : to fasten, tie, bind, cover, or support with tape

  2. : to record on tape and especially magnetic tape

  3. : to record something on tape and especially magnetic tape

  1. : recorded on tape

  2. : intended for use with recording (such as magnetic) tape


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