Video Definition

vĭdē-ō
videoed, videoing, videos
noun
videos
Webster's New World
A sequence of images processed electronically into an analog or digital format and displayed on a screen with sufficient rapidity as to create the illusion of motion and continuity.
American Heritage
A signal carrying such images.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
A movie recorded electronically, usually including a soundtrack.
A video of a birthday party.
American Heritage
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adjective
Of or used in television.
Webster's New World
Designating or of the picture portion of a telecast, Webcast, recording, etc.
Webster's New World
Designating or of the display of data or images on a computer screen or other electronic screen.
Webster's New World
The definition of video is the visual part of something broadcasted.
An example of video is the part of a television show that you'd see, rather than hear; the video presentation.
YourDictionary
verb
To record by means of videotape, a video camera, etc.
Webster's New World
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prefix

Forms terms relating to moving images, and especially to television.

Wiktionary
other

The visual component of a television signal, which actually comprises a set of still images presented in rapid succession. See also image and television.

Webster's New World Telecom

Other Word Forms of Video

Noun

Singular:
video
Plural:
videos

Origin of Video

  • From Latin videō first person sing. present tense of vidēre to see vide

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowed from Latin videō (“I see").

    From Wiktionary

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