videocassette recorder


noun

See VCR.

Nearby words

  1. video tape recorder,
  2. video vérité,
  3. video-conference,
  4. video-record,
  5. videocassette,
  6. videocast,
  7. videoconference,
  8. videoconferencing,
  9. videodisc,
  10. videodisc player

Origin of videocassette recorder

First recorded in 1970–75

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British Dictionary definitions for video cassette recorder

video cassette recorder

noun

a tape recorder for vision and sound signals using magnetic tape in closed plastic cassettes: used for recording and playing back television programmes and filmsOften shortened to: video Abbreviation: VCR
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