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[vid-ee-oh-ri-kawr-der] /ˈvɪd i oʊ rɪˌkɔr dər/
noun, Television.
an electronic device for recording video signals on magnetic tape or on videodisks.
Also, video recorder.
1950-55; video + recorder Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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Encyclopedia Article for video recorder

electromechanical device that records and reproduces an electronic signal containing audio and video information onto and from magnetic tape. It is commonly used for recording television productions that are intended for rebroadcasting to mass audiences. There are two types of video tape units: the transverse, or quad, and the helical

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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