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audiotape

[aw-dee-oh-teyp] /ˈɔ di oʊˌteɪp/
noun
1.
magnetic tape for recording sound (distinguished from videotape).
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; audio- + tape
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  • He has since worked as an audiotape editor, a newscast writer and an education reporter.
  • Eventually, he said, his interrogators produced an audiotape of the conversation in which he had allegedly talked about planes.
  • The first audiotape was audible but the second audiotape was not audible.
Word Origin and History for audiotape
n.

1957, from audio- + tape (n.).

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