Definitions for "TAPE LOOP"
Keywords:  spliced, playback, amp, loop, deck
A continuous loop of tape which produces an "everlasting" sound effect when played. Used for any long sound needed (eg rain, wind) without having to continuously repeat a short effect.
A set of inputs and outputs that allows audio information to pass from one component to another and back again. Typically, amplifiers, tape decks and Minidisc decks have tape loops for recording a source that is fed into the amplifier, and for listening to the recorded sound when played through the recorder. The Tape Loop is used in Home Cinema to connect a Processor to a stereo hi-fi amplifier.
An endless loop of recording tape used to provide continuous recording or playback.
an example of this, as is the rotating magnetic drum storage used with some early computers