videotape recorder


: a device for recording and playing back videotapes

called also video recorder

Word History

First Known Use

1953, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of videotape recorder was in 1953

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“Videotape recorder.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 31 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

videotape recorder

: a device for recording on videotape

called also video recorder

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