audiotape

[ aw-dee-oh-teyp ]
/ ˈɔ di oʊˌteɪp /

noun

magnetic tape for recording sound (distinguished from videotape).

Origin of audiotape

First recorded in 1960–65; audio- + tape
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audiotape


n.

1957, from audio- + tape (n.).

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