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tape

 [tāp]
a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive material that causes adherence to an adjoining surface.
Montgomery t's Montgomery straps.

tape

(tāp),
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

(tāp) a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.
adhesive tape  a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.

tape

Etymology: AS, taeppe
strips of material, usually with adhesive, used to secure bandages.

tape

Surgery An adhesive paper or cloth strip or ribbon used to close incisions; tape ↓ infection risk by eliminating a foreign body–eg, sutures that communicate with outside of the body. Cf Catgut, Staples  Vox populi A magnetic recording medium. See Digital tape.

tape

(tāp)
A thin, flat strip of fascia or tendon, or of synthetic material, used as a tie or suture.
[A.S. taeppe]

tape

a long, narrow strip of fabric or other flexible material.

adhesive tape
a strip of fabric or other material evenly coated on one side with a pressure-sensitive adhesive material.
tape closure
application of tape strips across the incision can be used to hold wound edges in apposition.
vaginal tape
special tape for use in closing the vulva to retain a prolapsed cervix or uterus. See also buhner method.

Patient discussion about tape

Q. how will i know if i have a tape worm in my body?

A. Most people who are infected with tapeworm don't show symptoms.
It's possible you might notice segments of the adult tapeworm (proglottids) in your stool. Other possible signs and symptoms include:

Nausea
Weakness
Loss of appetite
Abdominal pain
Diarrhea
Weight loss and inadequate absorption of nutrients from food

If you suspect you have a tapeworm you'll need your doctor to check your stool or send samples to a laboratory for testing. A laboratory may use microscopic identification techniques to check for eggs or tapeworm segments in your feces.

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These challenges are why most DR planners have switched from tape or virtual tape backups to replication for DR purposes.
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.
Polynics Introduces XT-657 Bonding Tape to Prevent Fire
The core innovative step was introducing an interlay between the pressure-sensitive self-adhesive tape and the flexible elastomer profile.
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.
But two new studies suggest the tapes do not work as advertised and in some cases may not even contain subliminal suggestions.
The high-volume disks also permit companies to store more data on a single volume: a single MDR disk is equivalent to up to 70 tape cartridges.
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.
IBM's large-system customers can use this automated tape solution as a strategic component of their enterprise-wide information systems.
Tape automation reduces administrative staff required to backup data
As tape handling has improved and track densities have increased, a curious phenomenon has appeared.