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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

1: the visible part of a television transmission; "they could still receive the sound but the picture was gone" [syn: video, picture]
2: a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program) [syn: video recording, video]
3: (computer science) the appearance of text and graphics on a video display
4: broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "she is a star of screen and video"; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs [syn: television, telecasting, TV, video]

Merriam Webster's

I. noun Etymology: Latin vid?re to see + -o (as in audio) Date: 1937 1. television; also the visual portion of television 2. videotape: as a. a recording of a motion picture or television program for playing through a television set b. a videotaped performance of a song often featuring an interpretation of the lyrics through visual images 3. a recording similar to a videotape but stored in digital form (as on an optical disk or a computer's hard drive) II. adjective Date: 1935 1. being, relating to, or used in the transmission or reception of the television image <a video channel> compare audio 2. being, relating to, or involving images on a television screen or computer display <a video terminal>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj., n., & v. --adj. 1 relating to the recording, reproducing, or broadcasting of visual images on magnetic tape. 2 relating to the broadcasting of television pictures. --n. (pl. -os) 1 the process of recording, reproducing, or broadcasting visual images on magnetic tape. 2 the visual element of television broadcasts. 3 colloq. = video recorder. 4 a film etc. recorded on a videotape. --v.tr. (-oes, -oed) make a video recording of. Phrases and idioms: video cassette a cassette of videotape. video frequency a frequency in the range used for video signals in television. video game a game played by electronically manipulating images produced by a computer program on a television screen. video nasty colloq. an explicitly horrific or pornographic video film. video (or video cassette) recorder an apparatus for recording and playing videotapes. video signal a signal containing information for producing a television image. Etymology: L videre see, after AUDIO

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(videos, videoing, videoed) Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English. 1. A video is a film or television programme recorded on tape for people to watch on a television set. ...the makers of films and videos. N-COUNT 2. Video is the system of recording films and events on tape so that people can watch them on a television set. She has watched the race on video. ...manufacturers of audio and video equipment. N-UNCOUNT: oft on N 3. A video is a machine that you can use to record television programmes and play videotapes on a television set. (mainly BRIT; in AM, usually use VCR) He'd set the video for 8.00. = video recorder, VCR N-COUNT 4. If you video a television programme or event, you record it on tape using a video recorder or video camera, so that you can watch it later. (mainly BRIT; in AM, usually use tape, videotape) She had been videoing the highlights of the tournament... = videotape, tape VERB: V n 5. Video is a system by which you can see television images or films on your computer, rather than on a television set.


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