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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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The bond between the interlay film (in this case corona-treated polypropylene) and most generic PSAs is permanent and strong, with bonding strengths published by the tape supplier.
In my own role as a rehabilitation counselor educator, I kept imaging how different tapes could be used in a number of courses including courses specific to AOD counseling, introductory rehabilitation courses, and psychosocial aspects of disability, but they would also work well in AOD prevention and treatment programs.
However, if there is not enough room on one tape, choose some directories (such as program directories) to omit and then make a point of backing them up manually on a regular basis.
Some investigators object to full tapes that usually begin with denials of guilt, which are useful to the defense.
The idea is to take a SATA RAID system, load a file system onto it, connect it to the backup server, and then use either proprietary or backup software applications from leading vendors, depending on which product is implemented, to back up data to the RAID disk target instead of traditional tape.
The Magnum Tape Drive (LTO-2), available in both half-high internal and external versions, is one of the fastest and most compact LTO-2 tape drives available.
The pair of stripes is written simultaneously by pulsing the write head with current while transporting the tape on a precision tape deck.
When a document is located and needs to be restored, users can simply select the file in the list of search results and an email will automatically be generated to the administrator will all the relevant information required (tape ID, location on tape and file name) to restore the specific file.
Members in such a library family range from very small boxes to very large boxes, each is designed to accommodate a specific number of drives and media of the selected tape technology.
There's just no other data storage solution that has been available or is expected to be available that is removable, transportable, and has a lower cost per GB than tape," says Chris Smith, Sony's general manager of Data Media Business Development.
When combined with NetVault: Backup, NetApp Shadow Tape technology enables customers to reap the benefits of high-speed physical tape creation through the NearStore VTL, while allowing NetVault: Backup to track and manage the physical tape vaulting process.