[ vid-ee-oh-teyp ]
See synonyms for: videotapevideotapedvideotaping on

  1. magnetic tape on which the electronic impulses produced by the video and audio portions of a television program, motion picture, etc., are recorded (distinguished from audiotape).

verb (used with object),vid·e·o·taped, vid·e·o·tap·ing.
  1. to record (programs, etc.) on videotape.

Origin of videotape


Other words from videotape

  • vid·e·o·tap·er, noun

Words Nearby videotape Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use videotape in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for video tape

video tape

  1. magnetic tape used mainly for recording the vision and sound signals of a television programme or film for subsequent transmission

  1. to record (a programme, film, etc) on video tape

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