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tape recording

noun
1.
a magnetic tape on which speech, music, etc., have been recorded.
2.
the act of recording on magnetic tape.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45

tape-record

[teyp-ri-kawrd] /ˈteɪp rɪˌkɔrd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to record (speech, music, etc.) on magnetic tape.
Origin
1945-50
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British Dictionary definitions for tape re cording

tape-record

verb
1.
to make a tape recording (of)

tape recording

noun
1.
the act or process of recording on magnetic tape
2.
the speech, music, etc, so recorded
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