videovid‧e‧o1 /ˈvɪdiəʊ $ -dioʊ/ ●●●S1W2 noun (plural videos)1[countable, uncountable]TCR a copy of a film or televisionprogramme, or a series of events, recorded on videotapehire a video British English, rent a video American EnglishHow much does it cost to hire videos?Let’s stay at home and watch a video.Rewind the video right to the beginning.The school will be making a video of the play.on videoThe movie has not yet been released on video.coming soon to a video store near you2[countable]TCR a plasticboxcontainingspecialtape for recording programmes and films on televisionSYN videotape, video cassetteHave we got a blank video (=one with nothing recorded on it yet) anywhere?3[countable] British EnglishTCR a machine used to record television programmes or show videosSYN VCR, video cassette recorderprogramme/set the videoCan you set the video to record the football match?4[uncountable]AMTTCB the process of recording or showing television programmes, films, real events etc on videotapeThe course aims to help children learn through video.5[countable] a short film that is made to go with a particular piece of popularmusicSYN music video6[countable] a digital recording of an event, for example one made using a mobilephonea video clip shown on the InternetCOLLOCATIONS – Meaning 4: the process of recording or showing television programmes, films, real events etc on videotapevideo + NOUNvideo footagePolice are currently studying video footage to identify the rioters.a video recordingCan a video recording of an interview with a child be used in a court as evidence?a video image (=a moving picture on a video)Video images of the surgery are sent to a special lecture theatre, so that students can observe.a video clip (=a short video)You can download video clips from the Internet.video evidence (=a recording of events, used in a court)Video evidence of illegal activities can later be used in court.verbsrecord something on videoShe had no idea that her purchase was being recorded on video.be captured/caught on video (=recorded on video)The crime was captured on video.
videovideo2 verb (videoed, videoing) [transitive] British EnglishTCRto record a television programme, film, or a real event on a videoSYN videotape, tape American EnglishCould you video the movie at 8.00?A friend videoed the wedding.→ See Verb table
videovideo3 adjective[only before noun]TCRTCBrelating to or used in the process of recording and showing pictures on television → audiovideo productionvideo materials for language teaching
Examples from the Corpus
video• Your full-motion videoadvisers will be William Shatner as Capt.• Mitra installed a videocamera on a treenearby to watch over the kiosk and observe what the children did.• But the real thrill for some riders is the chance to perform for the video camera.• Covertvideo cameras and hand-heldlaserdevices will be among the equipment used at weekends, they warn.• video equipment• On the videofootage, which was shot by investigators the spring after the nightmare, birdstwitter.• The videoref gave it and Lansdowne Roaderupted, especially after O'Gara added the conversion from wide on the touchline.• Choosing a video store is a very personal decision.• The videoversion was shot at Stonehenge.From King Business Dictionaryvideovid‧e‧o /ˈvɪdiəʊ-dioʊ/ noun1[countable] a copy of a film or television programme recorded on videotapea video shop2[countable, uncountable] a videotapea blank videoThe movie was released on DVD and on video.3[countable] British English a video cassette recorderSYNVCR4[uncountable] the process of recording and showing television programmes, films, real events etc using video equipmentInteractive learning has been greatly advanced by the introduction of video.video gamesOriginvideo3(1900-2000)Latinvidere“to see” + English-o (as in audio)