digital videocassette

[ dij-i-tl vid-ee-oh-kuh-set, ‐ka-set ]
/ ˈdɪdʒ ɪ tl ˈvɪd i oʊ kəˌsɛt, ‐kæˌsɛt /

noun

a videocassette containing magnetic tape used for high-fidelity digital recording or playback of video. Abbreviation: DVC

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Origin of digital videocassette

First recorded in 1980–85
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