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  1. videocassette recorder: an electronic apparatus capable of recording television programs or other signals onto videocassettes and playing them back through a television receiver.
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abbreviation for
  1. video cassette recorder
  2. visual control room (at an airfield)
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Word Origin and History for vcr



1971, initialism from videocassette recorder (see videocassette).

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