/ ˈvɪdiəʊ; NAmE -oʊ/ noun , verb
■ noun ( pl. -os )
(also video·tape ) [ U , C ] a type of magnetic tape used for recording television pictures and sound; a box containing this tape, also called a video cassette :
The movie will be released on video in June.
Do we have a blank video ?
[ C ] a copy of a film / movie, programme, etc. that is recorded on videotape :
a video of 'ET'
The school made a short promotional video .
a home video (= not a professional one)
a video shop / store
[ C ] ( BrE ) = video cassette recorder :
to programme the video to record the football match
[ U ] the process of recording and showing films / movies and programmes using a special camera and a television set :
A wedding is the perfect subject for video.
the use of video in schools
(also formal video·tape ) [ vn ] ( especially BrE ) to record a television programme using a video cassette recorder ; to film sb/sth using a video camera :
Did you remember to video that programme?
Videoing students can be a useful teaching exercise.
1930s: from Latin videre to see, on the pattern of audio .