videotape recorder

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  1. a device for recording television programs on magnetic tape for delayed transmission or for storage.

Origin of videotape recorder

First recorded in 1950–55
  • Also called VTR

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

British Dictionary definitions for video tape recorder

video tape recorder

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

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