tape recording


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 With the bombshell revelation of Nixon’s White House tape recording system, a battle begins for the tapes that will eventually lead to the collapse of the Nixon presidency. Rodney Ho, ajc, 6 June 2022 Two years later, a tape recording of the couple would appear across computer screens worldwide. Josh St. Clair, Men's Health, 1 Feb. 2022 And due to limitations in tape recording, high treble and low bass can be a little fuzzy. Jennifer Billock, Smithsonian Magazine, 31 Jan. 2022 On opening day 1975, Steinbrenner ordered Virdon to have the Yankee players listen to a tape recording that Steinbrenner had made to inspire them. New York Times, 23 Nov. 2021 In fact, in 1997, Michael even made a tape recording of that story while working on a book proposal for a tell-all autobiography. CBS News, 6 Nov. 2021 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 18 ½-minute gap. BostonGlobe.com, 20 June 2021 The time then came for the tape recording to be played, which was allegedly of Prophet Lott speaking with Drew's assistant, Danny, about LaToya. Natalie Stone, PEOPLE.com, 18 Apr. 2021 When the trial convened, Marchant insisted on tape recording the proceedings. The Salt Lake Tribune, 24 Apr. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of tape recording

1940, in the meaning defined above

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9 Jun 2022

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“Tape recording.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tape%20recording. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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: a recording made on magnetic tape


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