instant replay

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of instant replay

:a video recording of an action (such 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

Examples of instant replay in a Sentence

  1. They showed the winning goal again in an instant replay.

  2. We watched the goal again on instant replay.

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First Known Use of instant replay

1966


INSTANT REPLAY Defined for English Language Learners

instant replay

noun

Definition of instant replay for English Language Learners

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


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