Translation of tape in Spanish:

tape

cinta, n.

Pronunciation /teɪp//teɪp/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(of paper, cloth)

      cinta feminine
      to cut the tape cortar la cinta
      • The petals were then placed carefully in their original position, and the calyx was closed and held in place with a narrow strip of cellophane tape.
      • Wherever paint met tape, and therefore stuck to tape, both tape and paint now came away from the wall, exposing the flowery wallpaper underneath.
      • He uses everyday materials, including coloured tape and glitter to transform spaces and familiar objects.
      • The Foley catheter then is secured to the patient's leg with a leg strap or tape.
      • Make a square about a meter wide in the center of the mat using chalk, tape or belts.
      • Straps, tapes, or hook-and-loop tapes should be fastened around your leg.
      • Mylar and reflective tape are both materials used by many people nowadays and they are well worth the effort of obtaining for use as inserts or wrapping the neck of a skirt.
      • Use strips of black gaffer's tape along the edges of the negative carrier and enlarger negative stage after the carrier is placed in the enlarger.
      • In a subtractive process, strips of tape are progressively removed from the canvas's surface as color is applied in a systematic fashion.
      • The pupils were given cardboard, tape and string and the shelter had to be large enough to hold one person.
      • Indoors, you may need some tape or thumbtacks to fasten your background to a wall.
      • He had also wedged three home-made stun grenades, made from TNT, aluminium powder and tape, in his belt.
      • With a few turns of tape, I fastened the plastic cup to the end of the pole.
      • He took hold of the gauze he had placed over the cut in his palm and held it in place while he unrolled several inches of gauze strip and some tape.
      • After work, the children organized their games, made baseballs from string and tape, and played until dark.
      • The filters were fastened to the foil-covered lid with opaque tape.
      • Applying vertical strips of tape along the shin and sides of the leg from the top of the ankle to the bottom of the knee will add support.
      • The idea is to draw a grid on the pants front and back pattern and a create a matching grid on the existing pants using the narrow tape.
      • One year, my sister and I had the brilliant idea to wrap my mom's gift in as much ribbon and tape as was humanly possible to fit on the gift.
      • Fasten it there with tape, and then watch it day after day.

    • 1.2(adhesive)

      cinta adhesiva feminine
      Medicine esparadrapo masculine
      • The old battery was attached to the hard drive with a couple of strips of padded, double-sided tape.
      • Others had cracked windscreens held together by tape.
      • For those not familiar with the TUFO tape, it is double-sided tape with a plastic strip covering each sticky side.
      • If you just want to redo the ceilings, add some brown masking paper and painter's tape to your shopping list.
      • Peeling back the tape reveals a wad of four layers of pieces of tire tread taped together with black electrical tape.
      • You could cut the tapes and join them back together with cello tape.
      • If there are any leaks, fill the hole or crack with plastic solvent cement and wrap it with plastic electrical tape.
      • At last, after what seemed to be 20 minutes, the paper was stuck together with tape and I could actually read it.
      • Fix two strips of double sided tape lengthwise on the back of the black card.
      • He, however, did not explain fragments found at the scene, including pieces of plastic and insulation tape, which were part of the debris from the package.
      • For scanning electron microscopy, dry seeds were mounted directly on stubs using double-sided adhesive tape and coated with gold/palladium in a sputter coater.
      • She found a pair of scissors and attacked plain brown paper sealed with transparent tape.
      • The removals company dropped off the boxes, packing tape and paper last night - 50 boxes, all told.
      • First she took off the ribbon, and then gingerly ripped off the tape holding the paper together.
      • The court heard yesterday how activists had blown up a lorry parked at the Oxfordshire meat plant using a home-made bomb, constructed from a firework, a block of wood and plastic tape.
      • It took at least fifteen minutes to open and all the time he was pulling and tearing with useless fingers at the layers of tape and glossy paper, she was watching him.
      • Five leaves per plant were removed from the first and second whorls and carefully stuck to filter paper with a small strip of double-sided adhesive tape.
      • The criminals slot cardboard or plastic devices into the machine and stick double-sided tape to the card slot.
      • Stick the tabs of four circles together with double-stick tape to form the box's sides.
      • The poor old thing was purchased new, and now has a rather worn binding and some book tape holding it together.

    • 1.3Sport

      cinta de llegada feminine
      • She went into high gear in the last few meters on Friday to win the women's marathon, while Allan Ballester of the Philippines crossed the men's tape.
      • The American athlete, known for her bullet starts got off to a flyer but a competitor ran her down and caught her at the tape.
      • As the race nears the tape they are both on their feet, hollering.
      • If they survived that, and the ceremony, the newlyweds were required to hold the winning tape for a race among villagers along the main street.
      • Safety measures were taken during the protest with a cordon put around the children, in the shape of a ribbon which had been used during the school's sports day as a finishing tape.
      • In three ‘A’ Finals I have finished fourth, fallen off twice and touched the tapes in a semi-final.

  • 2

    • 2.1magnetic tape(for cassette)

      cinta (magnética) feminine
      I have it on tape lo tengo grabado / en cinta
      • From the 1950s until the end of the 1990s radio programmes were stored on large reels of tape which were kept in bulky boxes.
      • He looked from his subject to the plastic window of the cassette recorder where the tape spooled.
      • Do you have the songs on tape or CD for use in the classroom?
      • He taught me how to edit tape without marking it with a grease pencil.
      • No, it was just an audition that I did on tape and the tape got sent away.
      • Because of the high recording speeds required, they used enormous reels about one metre in diameter, and the thin tape frequently broke, sending jagged lengths of razor steel flying around the studio.
      • The ensemble themselves had recorded many of their songs on tape over the years.
      • This process functions much like early computers that used data tape to give yes or no responses.
      • The tape is stretched, it's been played so many times.

    • 2.2(cassette for audio, video)

      cinta feminine
      a blank tape una cinta virgen
      • Reel to reel and DAT tapes were stacked neatly on a table.
      • It turns out that she didn't send me some of the things that were in the box, such as a VHS tape from a church at Fort Hood, Texas, and some audiocassette tapes.
      • So I meticulously took spare batteries, spare film for the camera and spare tapes for the mini tape recorder.
      • A mini-DV cassette is of similar dimensions to an audio cassette and about half the size, with tapes priced from around $10 each.
      • It was full of old videos - old VHS tapes and even old Betamax cassettes, mainly filled with Sci-Fi shows such as Doctor Who, Star Trek and The Prisoner.
      • The tapes downsized to cassettes and ultimately CDs.
      • The next morning, I put the tape in the cassette deck.
      • VHS tapes don't mail well, as they are bulky and oversized.
      • I ran over to the stereo and pulled the tape out of the cassette deck.
      • Previously the shop had depended on the tourist trade to sell CDs and tapes of traditional Irish music and an extensive stock of musical instruments.
      • The church is without an organist and the congregation sings along to taped recordings of hymns, which is fine when the right tapes are inserted.
      • Vendors are seen hawking large consignments of assorted music tapes and compact discs.
      • The digital video camcorder records the bytes of digital information onto one of three items, a hard disk, a dv tape, or a DVD.
      • Each day at midnight I let a tape record for 6 hours, insert a new tape for recording, and repeat twice more.
      • With the Go-Video dual VCR, you insert two tapes and program the VCR to record a TV show.
      • I brought along two tape recorders with two fresh tapes.
      • The Washington Post reported that after the meeting officers bought tapes and compact discs of the speech to give to their colleagues.
      • To do this you will need a microphone, a tape recorder or CD recorder, and blank tapes or CDs.
      • When he landed he was presented with more leaving gifts, including a mini tape-deck and tapes and a huge cake decorated with an aeroplane, made by the school cook and iced by parents.
      • We bought records, tapes and later CDs to amass a song collection the old-fashioned way.

    • 2.3Audio
      (recording)

      cinta feminine
      I made a tape of the performance grabé la actuación (en una cinta)
      • I'd love to hear a tape of the radio show to verify this.
      • DVD recorders offer higher quality pictures than video cassette recorders, and the discs take up less storage space and are easier to search through than tapes.
      • We were trawling through surveillance tapes when the call over the radio said they had been picked up outside.
      • When I listened to the Carson tapes, I heard someone talking to the already convinced.
      • Snippets of the original tapes were at last broadcast on BBC Radio Wiltshire and BBC Radio Swindon breakfast shows this morning.
      • We got my library out of there, and she got our master tapes and all of our master radio shows.
      • This feature is perfect for customers who want to easily transfer their valuable video archives from VHS tapes to the DVD medium.
      • ‘We went to the radio and recorded a tape,’ says Shabalala.
      • All interviews were tape recorded and the tapes were transcribed and translated into English as needed.
      • The president of WNYC Radio, said the decision to air the Georgia tapes was "not something we decided to do lightly".
      • The radio broadcasts could be looped tapes talking about an historic monument.
      • I got the studio where it was recorded to remaster the tapes and put a limited run onto CD.
      • Most of the time I would listen to the radio rather than tapes.
      • He hadn't noticed before that the tape in the cassette player had come to an end and the cab was almost fittingly silent.
      • The Busytown tapes fail to establish a conceptually coherent paradigm, however, and that bothers me.
      • He grinned widely to himself and sang along to the tape in the cassette player.
      • The talking tapes were first produced in the area seven years ago.
      • Well, I never saw a good one, although I did have one experience where someone put a radio tape on of an interview that was allegedly me.
      • So in order to save time and effort, you can copy the tapes to a DVD without the use of a computer.
      • Here is a tape of a live radio broadcast some years ago.


transitive verb

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    (record)
    (interview/film/music) grabar
    I taped it off the radio lo grabé de la radio
    • One tape had been taped over prior to being requested for by the FBI.
    • Will the movies stick around forever on the box, or can I tape them legally to a VCR or recordable DVD?
    • Secondly, I'm sorry that I took notes on the fly this week, rather than tape it all and watch it in one hit while typing.
    • Only then did I realize that the cameras were taping her, and then they started taping me.
    • To prove it he told me he had taped all these conversations and promised to send them to me.
    • Enron traders taped all their business conversations to keep a record of daily transactions.
    • Also taken was a DVD recorder, which tapes the ultra sound scan.
    • There's a half decent line up on the TV tomorrow night, with so much on we're going to have to dust the cobwebs off the video recorder to tape Doctor Who.
    • Tavernas were full to bursting and taped or real Greek Music added its own charm to the scene.
    • Get one person with a video camera and tape yourselves skating, don't drop the camera though!
    • We do this everyday, when, for example, we copy files in a computer or we tape a conversation.
    • Those receiving the call are played a short message informing them that their conversation is being taped.
    • I also learned it doesn't pay to tape over old videos.
    • He demands quiet in the house while he tapes all his LPs with his new tape recorder.
    • Use a video recorder to tape programs or show rented movies.
    • Last chance to see before he decamps to New York; this show is being taped for a Christmas DVD.
    • But again, they weren't seeking to tape or intercept a conversation from you or from him specifically.
    • Thirteen episodes have been taped so far, and the ratings bode well for a second season.
    • We went out to dine last night, so I set the video to tape Maria Callas: Living and Dying for Art and Love.
    • The suggestion has been made that it may have been the right tape but had been taped over.
  • 2

    (stick) pegar con cinta adhesiva
    (fasten) sujetar con cinta adhesiva
    • If I wanted, I could write my name and phone number on a piece of paper and tape the paper to the inside cover, but this seems too much.
    • Hurrying back inside, he wrote his phone number on a sticky note and taped it to the fridge.
    • Half an hour later we were taping pictures, leaving room for the essay we were suppose to write, on our project board.
    • A single daisy was taped to my locker with a yellow note tied to it by some white ribbon.
    • She takes a photograph of him from an envelope in her purse, and I tape the picture next to the others on the wall, in history.
    • He scribbled a quick note to Noah adding a thank you to Dinah and taped it to the door.
    • We are waiting for the guys to come and finish off the room: taping the joints and sealing the plasterboard.
    • When you have the gift wrap it up and tape the note from the tree on it and leave it back in the Church under the tree.
    • One of her hand reached the bottom of the flowerpot and felt something was taped to the bottom.
    • Five minutes later she is kneeling in front of him, taping a gauze pad over his elbow, when a note whisks under the door.
    • I walked over to her desk to look at the pictures she had taped above it of her while she closed the door again and went back over to sit on the bed.
    • He glanced down at the picture of him and Joey that was taped to the dashboard.
    • He got his parents to tape him in, you know that gaffer tape they use, that thick tape, to tape him onto the bike, because his balance was still a bit wobbly.
    • I took the note and taped it on my mirror to read every day because it was from my grandfather.
    • A roadie ran on with another mic so then I was holding two mics taped together and I wasn't really sure which one to sing into.
    • We found him taping pictures to every classroom door on the first floor.
    • She puts her bag down in its old place at the foot of her old bunk, and looks thoughtfully at a series of pictures taped to the head of her bunk.
    • Since he didn't own a scanner, he'd tape photographs on the wall and use his Sony video camera to take snapshots of them.
    • When we were first married, I would tape them to the fridge door on scraps torn out of a spiral bound notebook.
    • I walked up to my door and saw all of my anime pictures that I had taped to it.
  • 3

    • 3.1

      (parcel) sujetar con cinta adhesiva

    • 3.2US Medicine

      vendar


intransitive verb

  • 1

    (record sound, pictures)
    grabar