Definitions for videotapeˈvɪd i oʊˌteɪp
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
vid•e•o•tapeˈvɪd i oʊˌteɪp(n.; v.)-taped, -tap•ing.
(n.)magnetic tape on which a television program, motion picture, etc., can be recorded.
Category: Radio and Television
(v.t.)to record (programs, etc.) on videotape.
Category: Common Vocabulary, Radio and Television
Origin of videotape:
a video recording made on magnetic tape
a relatively wide magnetic tape for use in recording visual images and associated sound
record on videotape
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
videotape(noun)ˈvɪd i oʊˌteɪp
film onto which moving images can be recorded and then viewed
magnetic tape used to record both video images and sound for subsequent playback or broadcasting
To make a recording of something on videotape.
Origin: From video + tape.
A videotape is a recording of images and sounds on to magnetic tape as opposed to film stock used in filmmaking or random access digital media. Videotapes are also used for storing scientific or medical data, such as the data produced by an electrocardiogram. In most cases, a helical scan video head rotates against the moving tape to record the data in two dimensions, because video signals have a very high bandwidth, and static heads would require extremely high tape speeds. Videotape is used in both video tape recorders or, more commonly and more recently, videocassette recorder and camcorders. Tape is a linear method of storing information and since nearly all video recordings made nowadays are digital direct to disk recording, videotape is expected to gradually lose importance as non-linear/random-access methods of storing digital video data become more common. Information stored can be in the form of either an analog signal or digital signal.
Translations for videotape
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a magnetic tape for recording video films.
- شَريط تَسجيل فيديوArabic
- видео лентаBulgarian
- fita de vídeoPortuguese (BR)
- das VideobandGerman
- μαγνητοσκοπημένη ταινία, βιντεοταινίαGreek
- cinta de vídeoSpanish
- نوار ویدئوFarsi
- קַלֶטֶת וִידֵאוֹHebrew
- वीडियो टेपHindi
- video vrpcaCroatian
- pita videoIndonesian
- 비디오 테이프Korean
- pita videoMalay
- taśma videoPolish
- filme videoPortuguese
- casetă videoRomanian
- video kasetaSerbian
- video teyp/bandıTurkish
- 錄影帶Chinese (Trad.)
- стрічка для відеозаписуUkrainian
- ويڈيو ريکارڈنگ کا فيتہUrdu
- băng viđêôVietnamese
- 录像带Chinese (Simp.)
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