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videotape

[vid-ee-oh-teyp] /ˈvɪd i oʊˌteɪp/
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.
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videotaper, noun
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  • Their episode featured a videotaped close encounter, but filmed from a great distance.
Word Origin and History for videotaped

videotape

n.

1953, from video + tape (n.). The verb is 1958, from the noun. Related: Videotaped; videotaping.

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