measuring tape


Definition of measuring tape

  1. :  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

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  1. :  an adequate or due portion

    :  a moderate degree

    :  moderation, temperance

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

    :  to regulate by a standard :  govern

    :  to allot or apportion in measured amounts

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

    :  adhesive tape

    :  magnetic tape

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

    :  to record on tape and especially magnetic tape

    :  to record something on tape and especially magnetic tape

  1. :  recorded on tape

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

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