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VCR

 (vē′sē-är′)
n.
An electronic device for recording and playing back video images and sound on a videocassette.

[v(ideo)c(assette) r(ecorder).]

VCR

abbreviation for
1. (Electronics) video cassette recorder
2. (Aeronautics) visual control room (at an airfield)

VCR

videocassette recorder: an electronic device capable of recording television programs or other signals onto videocassettes and playing them, or prerecorded cassettes, back through a television receiver.
[1970–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.VCR - a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programsVCR - a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs
tape machine, tape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
Translations
جِهاز فيديو
video
videovideomaskine
kasetinis vaizdo magnetofonas
videomagnetofons
videorekorder
video kayıt aygıtı

VCR

[ˌviːsiːˈɑːr] n abbr (=video cassette recorder) → magnétoscope m

VCR

(ˌviː siː ˈaː(r)) abbreviation
video cassette recorder.
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