Tape vs Hose - What's the difference?

tape | hose |


As nouns the difference between tape and hose

is that tape is stone while hose is trousers.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

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

    * * * ----

    hose

    English

    (wikipedia hose)

    Noun

  • (countable) A flexible tube conveying water or other fluid.
  • (uncountable) A stocking-like garment worn on the legs; pantyhose, women's tights.
  • (obsolete) Close-fitting trousers or breeches, reaching to the knee.
  • * Bible, Daniel iii. 21
  • These men were bound in their coats, their hosen , and their hats, and their other garments.
  • * Shakespeare
  • His youthful hose , well saved, a world too wide / For his shrunk shank.

    Usage notes

    * (garment covering legs ) Formerly a male garment covering the lower body, with the upper body covered by a doublet. By the 16th century hose had separated into two garments, stocken and breeches. Since the 1920's, hose refers mostly to women's stockings or pantyhose

    Derived terms

    * hose clamp * hose clip

    Verb

    (hos)
  • To water or spray with a hose.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1995 , author=Vivian Russell , title=Monet's Garden: Through the Seasons at Giverny citation , isbn=9780711209886 , page=83 , passage=Only days before the garden opens, the concrete is hosed down with a high-pressure jet and scrubbed.}}
  • To provide with hose (garment)
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year=1834 , author=Pierce Pungent , title=Men and Manners , date=July to December , volume=X , page=416 , magazine=Fraser's magazine for town and country citation , passage=The mighty mass of many a mingled race,
    Who dwell in towns where he pursued the chase;
    The men degenerate shirted, cloaked, and hosed -
    Nose and eyes only to the day exposed}}
  • To attack and kill somebody, usually using a firearm.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=2003 , author=John R. Bruning , title=Jungle ace , publisher=Brassey's citation , isbn=9781574886948 , page=136 , passage=His guns hosed down the vessel's decks, sweeping them clear of sailors, blowing holes in the bulkheads, and smashing gun positions.}}
  • To trick or deceive.
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year=1995 , author=Keath Fraser , title=Popular anatomy , publisher=The Porcupine's Quill citation , isbn=9780889841499 , page=458 , passage=Bartlett elaborated on what had happened at the warehouse, saying he thought Chandar was supposed to have advised, not hosed him.}}
  • (computing) To break a computer so everything needs to be reinstalled; to wipe all files.
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , year=2006 , date=Spring 2006 , author=Joel Durham Jr. , title=Pimp Out Win XP with TweakUI , page=63 , magazine=Maximum PC , publisher=Future US, Inc. , issn=1522-4279 citation , passage=There aren't any tricky hexadecimal calculations to snare your brain, nor is there a need to worry about hosing the registry for all eternity.}}

    Derived terms

    * hose down * home and hosed

    Anagrams

    * hoes * shoe English transitive verbs