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