videotape recorder

noun

Definition of videotape recorder

: a device for recording and playing back videotapes

called also video recorder

First Known Use of videotape recorder

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/videotape%20recorder. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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videotape recorder

noun

English Language Learners Definition of videotape recorder

: vcr

videotape recorder

noun

Kids Definition of videotape recorder

: a device for recording on videotape

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