tape-record

verb tape-re·cord \ ˌtāp-ri-ˈkȯrd , ˈtāp-ri-ˌ \

Definition of tape-record

transitive verb
:to make a recording of on magnetic tape

Origin and Etymology of tape-record

back-formation from tape recording


TAPE-RECORD Defined for English Language Learners

tape-record

verb

Definition of tape-record for English Language Learners

  • : to make a recording of (something) on magnetic tape


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