Videotape definition

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A relatively wide magnetic tape used to record visual images and associated sound for subsequent playback or broadcasting.
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A magnetic tape on which electronic impulses, as of the video and audio portions of a TV program, can be recorded for later playing.
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A video recording on videotape.
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To record (an event, for example) on videotape.
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To make a recording on videotape.
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To record on videotape.
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A magnetic tape used for recording full-animation video images. The most widely used videotape format was the 1/2" VHS cassette. VHS made earlier videotape formats obsolete for both entertainment and training, but it too, became obsolete after DVDs became popular. See VHS.
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To make a recording of something on videotape.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
videotape
Plural:
videotapes

Origin of videotape