Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Better words for love

tape-record

[teyp-ri-kawrd] /ˈteɪp rɪˌkɔrd/
verb (used with object)
1.
to record (speech, music, etc.) on magnetic tape.
Origin of tape-record
1945-1950
1945-50

tape recording

noun
1.
a magnetic tape on which speech, music, etc., have been recorded.
2.
the act of recording on magnetic tape.
Origin
1940-45
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for tape-recording
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • On emerging from the trance, the subject would remember nothing; the tape-recording would be all that would be left.

    Last Enemy Henry Beam Piper
British Dictionary definitions for tape-recording

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
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for tape-record

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for tape

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for tape-recording