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Term Type

Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

tape

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Narrow, flexible strips, as of cloth, paper, plastic, or metal, used for measuring lines, tying garments, or other purposes for which flat strings are suited. Distinguished from "ribbons," which are typically decorative rather than, or in addition to, being functional.

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tapes

ruban

rubans

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