Definition of digital audiotape in English:

digital audiotape

Syllabification: dig·it·al au·di·o·tape
(abbreviation: DAT)

noun

  • Magnetic tape used to make digital sound recordings of very high quality.
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    • I used it to restore the entire directory from DAT (digital audiotape), which took about 20 minutes.
    • Unitary currents were recorded using a RK - 300 patch-clamp amplifier with a 10 - G feedback resistance and stored on digital audiotape.
    • There's a way of thinking about digital videotape in the same way that you would think about digital audiotape, and a lot of contemporary musicians will use distortion as a characteristic of the music they're making.

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