Meaning of “videotape” in the English Dictionary

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videotapenoun [ C ]

us /ˈvɪd·i·oʊˌteɪp/ short form video, short form tape

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.
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)