videocassette

noun vid·eo·cas·sette \ ˌvi-dē-ō-kə-ˈset , -ka- \
Updated on: 7 Apr 2018

Definition of videocassette

1 : a case containing videotape for use with a VCR
2 : a recording on a videocassette

Examples of videocassette in a Sentence

  1. That movie is now available on videocassette.

  2. He has a large collection of videocassettes.

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First Known Use of videocassette

1969

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VIDEOCASSETTE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of videocassette for English Language Learners

  • : a thin, plastic case that holds videotape and that is played using a VCR


VIDEOCASSETTE Defined for Kids

videocassette

noun vid·eo·cas·sette \ ˌvi-dē-ō-kə-ˈset \

Definition of videocassette for Students

1 : a case containing videotape for use with a VCR
2 : a recording (as of a movie) on a videocassette


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