Trademark. a format for recording and playing VCR tape, incompatible with other formats. Compare Beta ( def 7 ).
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abbreviation for
video home system: a video cassette recording system using ½″ magnetic tape

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Word Origin & History

1982, acronym of Video Home System.
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Computing Dictionary

VHS definition

1. Very High Speed.
2. storage Video Home System.
JVC's video cassette format.
3. Virtual Host Storage.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
video home system
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Example sentences for vhs
Goldsmith mailed five million homes with a vhs tape expressing his ideas.
Episodes of the show have been released on dvd and vhs during and after the series run.
Since the game was only a vhs tape, the missions played out the same way all the time.
Overall picture quality is intended to be comparable to vhs video.
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