plural AVIs
: a computer file format that contains audio and video data and is used to play back the audio and video data simultaneously
also : a data file using this format

Word History


Audio Video Interleaved

First Known Use

1991, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of AVI was in 1991

Dictionary Entries Near AVI

Cite this Entry

“AVI.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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