video

[vid-ee-oh]
noun
1.
Television.
a.
the elements of television, as in a program or script, pertaining to the transmission or reception of the image (distinguished from audio ).
b.
the video part of a television broadcast.
2.
Informal. videotape.
3.
Informal. television: She is a star of stage and video.
4.
a program, movie, or the like, that is available commercially on videocassette.
adjective
6.
of or pertaining to the electronic apparatus for producing the television picture: video amplifier.
7.
of or pertaining to television, especially the visual elements.
8.
of or pertaining to videocassettes, videocassette recorders, music video, etc.: a video shop.
9.
pertaining to or employed in the transmission or reception of television pictures.

Origin:
1930–35; < Latin vidē(re) to see + -o as in audio

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video (ˈvɪdɪˌəʊ)
 
adj
1.  relating to or employed in the transmission or reception of a televised image
2.  of, concerned with, or operating at video frequencies
 
n , -os
3.  the visual elements of a television broadcast
4.  a film recorded on a video cassette
5.  video cassette short for video cassette recorder
6.  (US) an informal name for television
 
vb , -os, videos, videoing, videoed
7.  to record (a television programme, etc) on a video cassette recorder
 
[C20: from Latin vidēre to see, on the model of audio]

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Word Origin & History

video
1935, as visual equivalent of audio, from L. video "I see," first person singular present indicative of videre "to see" (see vision). Videotape (n.) is from 1953; the verb is 1959, from the noun; videocassette is from 1971; video game is from 1973.
Videocassette recorder is from 1971, now usually VCR (also 1971).
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Example sentences
Many are educators at primary and secondary level who produce videos as part of
  their theses.
Its difficulty has inspired many players to post videos of themselves playing
  the song online.
Several days later they dutifully returned the videos they had rented, and
  invariably repeated the process.
We watch the videos and read the discussion forums and blogs.
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