Meaning of VIDEO in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ vɪdioʊ ]

( videos, videoing, videoed)

Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English.


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.



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


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



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


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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