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English definition of “video”


noun   /ˈvɪdiəʊ/
A2 a recording of a movie , TV programme , etc. that you can watch on a television or computer : You can get the movie on video.
UK (also video recorder) a machine that you use for recording a television programme or watching a video
(Definition of video noun from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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