adj., n., & v.
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