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playback

1. the act or process of reproducing a recording, esp on magnetic tape
2. the part of a tape recorder serving to reproduce or used for reproducing recorded material
3. of or relating to the reproduction of signals from a recording
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playback

[′plā‚bak]
(engineering acoustics)
Reproduction of a sound recording.
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playback

Causing an audio source to be amplified through speakers or a video source to be rendered on screen. See media player.
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Dharmadasa acclaimed zenith of his popularity overnight as a play-back singer by his first film "Prema Tharangaya" screened in 1953.
He was also the play-back singer not only for leading Sri Lankan actors like Gamini Fonseka, Joe Abeywickrama, Ananda Jayaratne, Herbi Senavitratna, Roy De Silva et al, but also Indian actors like Jemini Ganeshan.
The songs recorded by this great play-back singer in Jeevithaya and Samanalayo are highly popular even today though the two films were never screened.
Dharmadasa Walpola was adjudged the best play-back singer for his pre-eminent golden voice over the world acclaimed Indian singers.