video tape

videotape

[vid-ee-oh-teyp]
noun
1.
magnetic tape on which the electronic impulses produced by the video and audio portions of a television program, motion picture, etc., are recorded (distinguished from audiotape ).
verb (used with object), videotaped, videotaping.
2.
to record (programs, etc.) on videotape.

Origin:
video + tape

videotaper, noun
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video tape
 
n
1.  magnetic tape used mainly for recording the vision and sound signals of a television programme or film for subsequent transmission
 
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2.  to record (a programme, film, etc) on video tape

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