: a recording of an image or of moving images
They often post videos of the kids online.: such as
: a recorded show or presentation
a training/workout/promotional video
You won't just have access to generic movies, TV shows, and other videos. You'll see content from major brands …—Sarah Chaney
: a recorded performance of a song often featuring an interpretation of the lyrics through visual images
The opening images of the music video … create a scary, dystopian feeling …—Nicole McKenna
: being, relating to, or used in the transmission or reception of the television image
a video channelcompare audio
: being, relating to, or involving images on a television screen or computer display
a video terminal
Noun We're going to rent a couple of videos to watch this weekend. She was talking about a popular video she saw on the Internet. The video of their wedding was made by a professional company. The movie is available on video and DVD. a TV channel that plays videos all day Her latest music video was first released on the Internet. Adjective The video portion of the broadcast was fine but the sound was poor. The large video file took a while to upload on my computer. See More
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NounAfter shooting into the station, the man allegedly went into a nearby restaurant, Ubee's, and barricaded himself while recording a Facebook Live video. —Adam Sabes, Fox News, 2 May 2023 Your browser does not support HTML5 video. 0:00 ADVERTISEMENT 0:00 PlayCreated with sketchtool. —Catherine Stupp, WSJ, 1 May 2023 His guys would be meeting two hours away with West Palm Beach’s guys, including the supervisor of the officer who Minadeo berated in the March 11 video. —Danielle Paquette, Washington Post, 21 Apr. 2023 In the Scandinavian cities listed in the video, the land is also rising due to a common geological process. —Kate S. Petersen, USA TODAY, 20 Apr. 2023 Jordan Hughes, the bartender known as @highproofpreacher on TikTok, also made a parmesan espresso martini in this video, reaching more than 279,000 views. —Sharon Greenthal, Better Homes & Gardens, 20 Apr. 2023 Please don't read too much into a video. —Joey Nolfi, EW.com, 20 Apr. 2023 Stars Matt Bennett, Liz Gilles, AND Daniella Monet were featured heavily in different parts of the vid, but fans took note that Victoria was absent from the video. —Carolyn Twersky, Seventeen, 20 Apr. 2023 Your browser does not support HTML5 video. —Soma Biswas, WSJ, 20 Apr. 2023
AdjectiveHis video quality prediction technology is used by streaming services, broadcasting companies, movie studios, and technology companies worldwide. —IEEE Spectrum, 16 Aug. 2022 Hagglund tripped Ruidiaz up and was assessed only a yellow card but a video-assistant referee review of the play resulted in a red card for Hagglund. —Cincinnati Enquirer, The Enquirer, 12 Mar. 2023 And rap just feels right conveying a pre-video time when words were everything. —Rod Stafford Hagwood, Sun Sentinel, 23 Nov. 2022 In addition, non-video editorials, such as Bravo Daily Dish and live blogs, drove over three million page views. —Ellise Shafer, Variety, 31 Oct. 2022 There was no body-camera footage from either officer and no video evidence of the assault, a police detective testified. —Jasmine Hilton, Washington Post, 18 Jan. 2023 This wouldn't be the first time a company has made video games available in its cars. —Jack Fitzgerald, Car and Driver, 21 Nov. 2022 The 48-foot-long mobile exhibit is equipped with a 24-person screening room that shows through video various aspects of the mission of the national nonprofit Wreaths Across America. —San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 Jan. 2023 There is no video images of her leaving, and security cameras haven't picked up images of her as of Saturday afternoon, according to police. —Chris Eberhart, Fox News, 7 Jan. 2023 See More
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