videocassette recorder: an electronic apparatus capable of recording television programs or other signals onto videocassettes and playing them back through a television receiver. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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camcorders, transistors, VCR, videorecorder

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abbreviation for

video cassette recorder
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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