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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

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]

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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This technology scans tapes and then searches and extracts specific files and e-mail without using the original backup software, identifying what is typically only a minute percentage of tape content that will have to be handled.
When the solder on two nearby faces of the crimped tape came in contact, the solder naturally minimized its surface area remaining in contact with the water.
The advantage of tape backup is that the technology is mature, performs well and is fully supported by Microsoft for full Exchange backups.
By using other specialty tapes, we have had exceptional results bonding Santoprene rubber seal profiles to surfaces which are difficult to adhere to, such as silicone coated polycarbonate used in automotive headlights, as well as other demanding low energy surfaces.
The new Pathlight VX has expanded its list of data management policies to include background writing of data from disk to tape transparent to backup applications ("Early Tape Creation").
The fourth tape in the series, The Next Generation, focuses on how children and adolescents are affected by addiction-their own and their parents-as well as prevention efforts being used with young people.
Most agencies either informed suspects that a tape was being made or simply left the camera or microphone in plain view during the interrogation.
There might be one copy in primary storage, another in a replicated environment, a third in an online archive, a fourth in a tape archive and a fifth in CAS.
Tape is (1) a more mature and stable technology (the first magnetic tape drives were introduced in the early 1950s); and (2) it is slower due to the serial nature of the search and retrieval.
Investigators of an airplane crash or explosion may want to play back "little scraps of tape," such as cockpit-recorder tape, says the microscope's codeveloper Stephen D.
Virtually all tape backup systems allow for such automatic backups.