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Synonyms for tape



have something or someone taped


  • understand fully
  • know all about
  • know the ins and outs of
  • have someone's number
  • have all the details of

tape something off


Synonyms for tape

a long thin piece of cloth or paper as used for binding or fastening

a recording made on magnetic tape

the finishing line for a foot race

measuring instrument consisting of a narrow strip (cloth or metal) marked in inches or centimeters and used for measuring lengths

memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide

fasten or attach with tape

register electronically

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The core innovative step was introducing an interlay between the pressure-sensitive self-adhesive tape and the flexible elastomer profile.
The second challenge with such fast tape drives is that you cannot stream a modern tape drive that's placed behind a network backup server.
As with the other tapes, this tape includes people talking about their experiences with treatment and recovery, stressing that addiction can happen to anyone.
Virtually all tape backup systems allow for such automatic backups.
Geller found a sharp division of opinion among practitioners over whether to tape the entire interrogation or just to record a restated summary, or recap, of a previously unrecorded interrogation.
Inherent issues with tape--in particular, issues with data streaming (on the backup side) and multiplexing (on the restore side), as well as ongoing issues with drive and media reliability, and the increasing affordability and availability of SATA-based disk backup options, have led many users recently to re-evaluate their existing backup and recovery procedures and implement disk--either as virtual tape, as a disk backup/recovery target, or as a host-based option.
Time-Based servo bands, which are written to tape during the manufacturing process, are used as a reference to position all data tracks for the life of the cartridge.
The key components of tape libraries are: provision for two or more tape drives; racks or shelves to store media; one or more robotic subsystems to move media between drives and storage slots; media; an electrical interface and controller; and library management firmware/software.
At first glance, tape storage seems to be something from a past era, a medium that couldn't possibly still keep pace with today's enterprise storage needs.
Tape performance is improving, but tape's much slower seek times and lower data transfer rates make tape comparably slower versus disk for both backup and restore.