- reproduction of sounds, images, etc. from a recorded disc, tape, etc.
- the control or device for such reproduction on a player, recorder, etc.
See playback in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- The act or process of replaying a newly made audio or video recording, as to monitor quality.
- A method of or an apparatus for reproducing sound recordings: “switches on the playback of a telephone-answering machine” (Vanity Fair).
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