videocassette recorder


Definition of videocassette recorder

: vcr

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Missing were a videocassette recorder, jewelry, rolls of quarters and some clothing. Edmund H. Mahony,, "More than three decades later, troubling questions and contradictions remain about two murder convictions and the role of forensic scientist Henry Lee," 23 July 2019

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First Known Use of videocassette recorder

1969, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of videocassette recorder was in 1969

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Kids Definition of videocassette recorder

: vcr

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