Meaning of VIDEO in English

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. (-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

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.