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Definition for dat (2 of 2)

digital audiotape

[ dij-i-tl aw-dee-oh-teyp ]
/ ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈɔ di oʊˌteɪp /

noun

a cassette containing magnetic tape used for high-fidelity digital recording or playback of audio. Abbreviation: DAT

Origin of digital audiotape

First recorded in 1975–80
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British Dictionary definitions for dat (1 of 2)

DAT


abbreviation for

digital audio tape

British Dictionary definitions for dat (2 of 2)

dat.


abbreviation for

dative
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Word Origin and History for dat

dat


representing the pronunciation of that in West Indian, Irish, or U.S. black speech, from 1680s.

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