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instant replay

noun

Simple Definition of instant replay

  • : a recording of an action in a sports event that can be shown on television immediately after the original play happens

Full Definition of instant replay

  1. :  a video recording of an action (as a play in football) that can be played back (as in slow motion) immediately after the action has been completed; also :  the playing of such a recording


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