Definition of audiotape in English:


Syllabification: au·di·o·tape
Pronunciation: /ˈôdē-ōˌtāp


  • 1Magnetic tape on which sound can be recorded.
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    • Persons chosen for interviews were asked if they had time to participate in research on student loan default characteristics and for permission to record the interview on audio tape.
    • The senior category is for 13 to 18 year olds who should submit a two minute report recorded on audio tape or CD commentating on a sporting event in Northern Ireland.
    • Discussions were recorded on audio tape, and the recorder made annotations to indicate which student was speaking.
  • 1.1A length of this, typically in the form of a cassette.
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    • You may own some eight-track audio tapes or Beta video cassettes that you can no longer play.
    • Visitors can hire an audio tape recalling tales of the servants who have served at Harewood.
    • Hewitt has obtained an audio tape of Kerry's testimony, and has already played it in its entirety on his radio show.


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  • Record (sound) on tape: each interview was audiotaped and transcribed
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    • All interactions with the pharmacists were audiotaped using a small tape recorder concealed by the pseudo-patient.
    • The interviews were audiotaped and the tapes were transcribed verbatim.
    • The interviews and consultations were audiotaped and transcribed.

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