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noun Movies.
  1. the preparation of the final sound track of a film or video production, including the mixing of sound effects and dialogue, the recording of additional dialogue, and the addition of music.
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Origin of rerecording

First recorded in 1925–30; re-record + -ing1


verb (used with object)
  1. to record (something) another time.
  2. to transfer (a recording) from one process to another, as from shellac to long-playing record.
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Origin of re-record

First recorded in 1925–30
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British Dictionary definitions for rerecording


verb (tr)
  1. to make a recording of (something recorded before) againthey had to re-record it in the studio
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Word Origin and History for rerecording



1930, from re- + record (v.). Related: Re-recorded; re-recording.

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