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videotape recorder

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noun Television.
  1. a device for recording television programs on magnetic tape for delayed transmission or for storage.
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Origin of videotape recorder

First recorded in 1950–55
Also called VTR
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British Dictionary definitions for video tape recorder

video tape recorder

noun
  1. a tape recorder for vision signals and sometimes accompanying sound, using magnetic tape on open spools: used in television broadcastingAbbreviation: VTR
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