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videotape recorder

noun, Television.
1.
a device for recording television programs on magnetic tape for delayed transmission or for storage.
Also called VTR.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
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British Dictionary definitions for video tape recorder

video tape recorder

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

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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