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videotape

[vid-ee-oh-teyp]
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noun
  1. magnetic tape on which the electronic impulses produced by the video and audio portions of a television program, motion picture, etc., are recorded (distinguished from audiotape).
verb (used with object), vid·e·o·taped, vid·e·o·tap·ing.
  1. to record (programs, etc.) on videotape.

Origin of videotape

Related formsvid·e·o·tap·er, noun
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Word Origin and History for videotaping

videotape

n.

1953, from video + tape (n.). The verb is 1958, from the noun. Related: Videotaped; videotaping.

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