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1. A magnetic tape used to record sound for subsequent playback.
2. A tape recording of sound.
tr.v. au·di·o·taped, au·di·o·tap·ing, au·di·o·tapes
To record (sound) on magnetic tape: audiotaped the interview for replay on radio.


(ˈɔːdɪəʊteɪp) or

audio tape

magnetic tape used to record sound
vb (tr)
to make a sound recording of something


(ˈɔ di oʊˌteɪp)

magnetic tape on which sound is recorded.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.audiotape - a tape recording of soundaudiotape - a tape recording of sound    
DAT, digital audiotape - a digital tape recording of sound
audio recording, sound recording, audio - a recording of acoustic signals
tape recording, taping, tape - a recording made on magnetic tape; "the several recordings were combined on a master tape"
2.audiotape - magnetic tape for use in recording soundaudiotape - magnetic tape for use in recording sound
mag tape, magnetic tape, tape - memory device consisting of a long thin plastic strip coated with iron oxide; used to record audio or video signals or to store computer information; "he took along a dozen tapes to record the interview"


audio tape [ˈɔːdiəʊteɪp]
(= magnetic tape) → bande f audio inv
(US) (= cassette) → cassette f
vt (US)enregistrer sur cassette
an audiotaped recording of family members' discussions → un enregistrement sur cassette des discussions entre des membres de la famille
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