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videotape

noun [C]  /ˈvɪd·i·oʊˌteɪp/ (short form video, short form tape) us  
a long, narrow, magnetic strip inside a rectangular plastic container which records sounds and moving images that can be heard and seen on a television, or a recording of images and sounds: I bought the videotape of "Jurassic Park" for the kids. He watches videotapes of his performances so he can see what needs work.
videotape
verb [T]  /ˈvɪd·i·oʊˌteɪp/ (short form tape) us  
Why don’t you videotape the ballgame so you can watch it later?
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