videotape

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videotape

[′vid·ē·ō ‚tāp]
(electronics)
A magnetic tape designed primarily for recording of television programs.

videotape

A magnetic tape used for recording full-animation video images. The most widely used videotape format was the 1/2" VHS cassette. VHS made earlier videotape formats obsolete for both entertainment and training, but it too, became obsolete after DVDs became popular. See VHS.