VCR

noun
\ˌvē-(ˌ)sē-ˈär \

Definition of VCR 

: a device that uses videocassettes for recording and playing back videotapes

First Known Use of VCR

1971, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for VCR

videocassette recorder

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The first known use of VCR was in 1971

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VCR

noun

English Language Learners Definition of VCR

: a machine that is used to make and watch video recordings of television programs, movies, etc.

VCR

noun
\ˌvē-ˌsē-ˈär \

Kids Definition of VCR

: a device for recording (as television programs) on videocassettes and playing them back

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