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digital audiotape

[dij-i-tl aw-dee-oh-teyp] /ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈɔ di oʊˌteɪp/
noun
1.
a cassette containing magnetic tape used for high-fidelity digital recording or playback of audio.
Abbreviation: DAT.
Origin of digital audiotape
1975-1980
First recorded in 1975-80
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British Dictionary definitions for digital audio tape

digital audio tape

noun
1.
magnetic tape on which sound is recorded digitally, giving high-fidelity reproduction DAT
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