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also vid·e·o·disk  (vĭd′ē-ō-dĭsk′)
A disc on which sounds and images, as of a movie, are recorded.

[Originally a German trademark.]


(ˈvɪd i oʊˌdɪsk)

an optical disc on which a motion picture or television program is recorded for playback on a television set.
Also called laser videodisc.
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Noun1.videodisc - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television setvideodisc - a digital recording (as of a movie) on an optical disk that can be played on a computer or a television set
optical disc, optical disk - a disk coated with plastic that can store digital data as tiny pits etched in the surface; is read with a laser that scans the surface
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In this reprint from 1986, Pitts, a freelance writer and author of books on entertainment, presents a listing of 4,189 feature film westerns in television, 16mm, 8mm and Super 8mm film, videocassette, and videodisc formats, including shoot-em-up films, northwoods dramas, south-of-the-border action, frontier sagas, and foreign films that deal with the American frontier or have plot elements indigenous to the Western.
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The National Gallery of Art's department of education resources has produced a new videodisc on the gallery's European collection.
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