videotape Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “videotape” in the English Dictionary

"videotape" in British English

See all translations

videotapenoun

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ.teɪp/  us   /-oʊ-/
[U] special magnetictape used for ​recordingmovingpictures and ​sounds: They had ​captured the ​whole thing on videotape. [C] a videocassette

videotapeverb [T]

uk   /ˈvɪd.i.əʊ.teɪp/  us   /-oʊ-/
(Definition of videotape from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"videotape" in American English

See all translations

videotapenoun [C]

 us   /ˈvɪd·i·oʊˌteɪp/ (short form video, short form tape)
a ​long, ​narrow, ​magneticstrip inside a ​rectangularplasticcontainer which ​recordssounds and ​movingimages 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 ​needswork.
videotape
verb [T]  us   /ˈvɪd·i·oʊˌteɪp/ (short form tape)
Why don’t you videotape the ​ballgame so you can ​watch it ​later?
(Definition of videotape from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “videotape”
in Chinese (Simplified) 盒(卡)式录像带…
in Turkish video teybi…
in Russian видеопленка…
in Chinese (Traditional) 盒(卡)式錄影帶…
in Polish kaseta wideo, wideokaseta…
What is the pronunciation of videotape?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“videotape” in British English

“videotape” in American English

Word of the Day

new wave

people who are doing activities in a new and different way

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More