videodisc

noun
vid·eo·disc | \ˈvi-dē-ō-ˌdisk \
variants: or videodisk

Definition of videodisc 

1 : a disc similar in appearance and use to a phonograph record on which programs have been recorded for playback on a television set also : optical disk

2 : a recording (as of a movie) on a videodisc

First Known Use of videodisc

1964, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about videodisc

Statistics for videodisc

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for videodisc

The first known use of videodisc was in 1964

See more words from the same year

Keep scrolling for more

More Definitions for videodisc

videodisc

noun

English Language Learners Definition of videodisc

: a disk on which movies, television programs, etc., are recorded in order to be watched on a computer or television screen

More from Merriam-Webster on videodisc

See words that rhyme with videodisc

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about videodisc

Comments on videodisc

What made you want to look up videodisc? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

one that holds something together

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Roman Mythology Quiz

  • the-triumph-of-venus-by-alessandro-magnasco
  • Boreal comes from the name of the ancient Greek god of which wind?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!