As a Noun:
1. A machine that records and plays sounds on tape. English = tape recorder.
2. Plastic tape made in long strips and covered with a magnetic substance. It is used to record sounds, pictures, and computer information. English = magnetic tape (particularly computers); audio tape (sound only); video tape (pictures and sound).
As a Verb or Adjective:
1. To use a tape recorder to record sounds on tape. English = tape, tape record.