tape recording

noun

Definition of tape recording

: magnetic recording on magnetic tape also : a recording made by this process

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Examples of tape recording in a Sentence

a tape recording of the concert the documentary included a tape recording of one of the actor's earliest performances
Recent Examples on the Web In early 1993, the couple's affair was confirmed when a tape recording of an inappropriate phone conversation between the pair that took place in 1989 was leaked, creating scandal for the royal family. Amy Mackelden, Harper's BAZAAR, "The Truth About Prince Charles's and Princess Diana's Romances and Affairs," 23 Nov. 2020 At trial, jurors heard Yang confess to the murder on a tape recording made at a Denny’s by a friend of Yang. Clifford Ward, chicagotribune.com, "Marni Yang’s attorney says DNA found at Deerfield homicide scene did not come from her," 10 Sep. 2020 In 1972, three days after the arrest of the Watergate burglars, President Richard Nixon met at the White House with his chief of staff, H.R. Haldeman; the secretly made tape recording of this meeting ended up with the notorious 18½-minute gap. BostonGlobe.com, "This day in history," 20 June 2020 Neither Brattle or Colder would make it out of the building alive, while Eve, who betrayed Colder and killed him, would limp out after wrestling the all important tape recording away from Jake. Derek Lawrence, EW.com, "Briarpatch star Kim Dickens on Eve's fiery finale: 'I don't think she's the villain'," 14 Apr. 2020 The extraordinary eleventh-hour phone conversation, which was tape recorded by Woods’ attorney and shared with USA TODAY, has not been previously reported. Gus Garcia-roberts, USA TODAY, ""Please have mercy": Minutes before Nathaniel Woods' execution, murder victim's sister begged an Alabama official to spare him," 17 Mar. 2020 The version will contain 23 outtakes and demos, as well as 17 original songs, remixed by Giles from the original multi-track tapes recorded by his father. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "The Beatles' 'Oh! Darling' Gets a 2019 Mix From George Martin's Son: Listen," 6 Sep. 2019 His legal team, as if to prove his value, took the unusual step of going public with a tape recording his client made of Trump discussing one of the hush-money payments. Tom Hays, The Seattle Times, "Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme," 21 Aug. 2018 His legal team, as if to prove his value, took the unusual step of going public with a tape recording his client made of Trump discussing one of the hush-money payments. Tom Hays, The Seattle Times, "Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen pleads guilty in hush-money scheme," 21 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of tape recording

1940, in the meaning defined above

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“Tape recording.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tape%20recording. Accessed 6 Mar. 2021.

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tape recording

noun

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: a recording made on magnetic tape

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