Tape vs Autochanger - What's the difference?

tape | autochanger |


As nouns the difference between tape and autochanger

is that tape is stone while autochanger is a device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.

tape

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Flexible material in a roll with a sticky surface on one or both sides; adhesive tape.
  • Hand me some tape . I need to fix a tear in this paper.
  • Thin and flat paper, plastic or similar flexible material, usually produced in the form of a roll.
  • After the party there was tape all over the place.
  • Finishing tape, stretched across a track to mark the end of a race.
  • Jones broke the tape in 47.77 seconds, a new world record.
  • Magnetic or optical recording media in a roll; videotape or audio tape.
  • Did you get that on tape ?
  • Unthinking, patterned response triggered by a particular stimulus
  • Old couples sometimes will play tapes at each other during a fight.
  • (trading , from ticker tape) The series of prices at which a financial instrument trades.
  • Don’t fight the tape .
  • (ice hockey) The wrapping of the primary puck-handling surface of a hockey stick
  • His pass was right on the tape .

    Derived terms

    (Derived terms) * adhesive tape * cassette tape * cut red tape * double-sided tape * duck tape * duck tape * duct tape * gaffer tape * gray tape * magnetic tape * masking tape * on tape * police tape * red tape * scotch tape * Sellotape * sex tape * tale of the tape * tapeworm * tape measure * tape recorder * ticker tape * sticky tape * video tape

    Verb

  • To bind with adhesive tape.
  • Can you tape that together, please?
  • To record, particularly onto magnetic tape.
  • You shouldn’t have said that. The microphone was on and we were taping.
  • (informal, passive) To understand, figure out.
  • I've finally got this thing taped.

    Anagrams

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    autochanger

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A device for playing multiple music media of a certain kind (gramophone records, compact discs, etc.) in a predetermined sequence without user intervention.
  • (computing) An automatic tape loader, for switching automatically between several computer backup tapes.