Definition of Magnetic tape

1. Noun. Memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information. "He took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"

Exact synonyms: Mag Tape, Tape
Specialized synonyms: Audiotape, Cassette Tape, Magnetic Stripe, Videotape
Generic synonyms: Memory Device, Storage Device
Derivative terms: Tape, Tape

Definition of Magnetic tape

1. Noun. A type of (usually) acrylic tape with a fine coating of magnetically sensitive material on one side, used for recording audio and other data. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magnetic Tape

magnetic recordings
magnetic resonance
magnetic resonance angiography
magnetic resonance imaging
magnetic resonance scanning
magnetic resonance spectroscopy
magnetic reversal
magnetic stirrer
magnetic storage
magnetic storage medium
magnetic storm
magnetic stress tensor
magnetic stripe
magnetic susceptibility
magnetic switching
magnetic tape (current term)
magnetic tapes
magnetic thermometer
magnetic variation
magnetic viscosity
magnetically insulated transmission line

Literary usage of Magnetic tape

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"For magnetic tape systems, this would mean higher rates of wear and more critical ... magnetic tape is attractive because is permits major increases in area ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The results are punched out on either of these media or possibly recorded on magnetic tape. The input data for the paper tape or cards are usually generated ..."

3. Planetary, Lunar, and Solar Positions 601 B.C. to A.D. 1 at Five-day and Ten by Bryant Tuckerman (1990)
"The output was produced on magnetic tape. Each character on the tape carries an ... From the magnetic tape the output was printed on an off-line printer. ..."

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