Definitions for videoˈvɪd iˌoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

vid•e•oˈvɪd iˌoʊ(n.; adj.)(pl.)vid•e•os

  1. (n.)the elements of television, as in a program or script, pertaining to the transmission or reception of the image the video part of a television broadcast.

    Category: Radio and Television

    Ref: (disting. from audio). 1 4 1

  2. television:

    a star of stage and video.

    Category: Showbiz, Informal

  3. videotape.

    Category: Radio and Television

  4. a program, movie, or the like, recorded on videotape, esp. one that is available commercially on videocassette.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Showbiz

  5. Category: Music and Dance

    Ref: music video.

  6. (adj.)of or pertaining to the electronic apparatus for producing the television picture.

    Category: Radio and Television

  7. of or pertaining to television, esp. the visual elements:

    video journalism.

    Category: Radio and Television

  8. of or pertaining to videocassettes, videocassette recorders, music videos, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Showbiz, Radio and Television

Origin of video:


Princeton's WordNet

  1. video, picture(noun)

    the visible part of a television transmission

    "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone"

  2. video recording, video(noun)

    a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program)

  3. video(noun)

    (computer science) the appearance of text and graphics on a video display

  4. television, telecasting, TV, video(noun)

    broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects

    "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. video(noun)ˈvɪd iˌoʊ

    a recording of moving images

    a thirty-second video; Someone captured the event on video

  2. videoˈvɪd iˌoʊ

    a videotape

    ***a movie on video


  1. video(Noun)

    Television, television show, movie.

  2. video(Noun)

    Motion picture stored on VHS or some other format.

  3. video(Noun)


  4. video(Verb)

    To record using video equipment

  5. Origin: Borrowed from .


  1. Video

    Video is an electronic medium for the recording, copying and broadcasting of moving visual images.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'video' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1727

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'video' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1027

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'video' in Nouns Frequency: #619

Translations for video

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


the recording or broadcasting (by means of a video recorder ) of television pictures and sound.

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