In general: A dimension tape in the dream refers to the need 'to measure' own life in certain manner. Maybe the dreaming also feels the need to think about how he handles with the expectations of other people or which meaning he 'attaches' to them. It is measured in the dream a little bit, this symbolises the wish of the dreaming to bring order in his life. Psychologically: A dimension tape can be also looked as an object which creates restrictedly and borders within which it is difficult to remain movable. In the dream often step the limitations which one creates in the everyday life himself clearer. Spiritually: At this level the dimension tape stands for means to get a comprehensive overview about the personal life process.