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Origin of playback
Words nearby playback
Example sentences from the Web for playback
It was one of those moments that we all watched on playback and went, “Ahhh!”Game of Thrones’ Kit Harington on Jon Snow’s Heroism and Loss in the Battle of Castle Black|Marlow Stern|June 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Use of a wire recorder or a platter, so that one can get a playback after talking, is an aid to self-criticism.The Armed Forces Officer|U. S. Department of Defense
Shakily, he removed his headband and snapped the playback off.
She crossed the room to the ComWeb stand and switched on the playback.Lion Loose|James H. Schmitz
He shuddered when he passed the room where Brion was listening to a playback of his Disan efforts.Planet of the Damned|Harry Harrison
Finally, he selected one of the smaller reels and started to thread it into the playback.
British Dictionary definitions for playback
verb play back (adverb)
Idioms and Phrases with playback
Replay, especially a recorded performance; also, repeat. For example, When we played back the tape of the concert we noticed a lot of missed notes, or He uses the same material again and again, playing back his old speech. [Early 1900s]