video: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (vid'ē-ō"), [key]
— n.
    1. the elements of television, as in a program or script, pertaining to the transmission or reception of the image (distinguished from audio).
    2. the video part of a television broadcast.
  1. videotape.
  2. television: She is a star of stage and video.
  3. a program, movie, or the like, that is available commercially on videocassette.
  4. See
  1. of or pertaining to the electronic apparatus for producing the television picture: video amplifier.
  2. of or pertaining to television, esp. the visual elements.
  3. of or pertaining to videocassettes, videocassette recorders, music video, etc.: a video shop.
  4. pertaining to or employed in the transmission or reception of television pictures.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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