Definition of personal video recorder in English:

personal video recorder

Syllabification: per·son·al vid·e·o re·cord·er


  • A device that records television programmes on to a hard disk and allows manipulation of programmes while they are being transmitted.
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    • Thanks to those awfully nice people at TiVo, I am enjoying the loan of one of their hard disk personal video recorders.
    • It tries to fill the gap between increasingly obsolete video cassette recorders and hard-disk based personal video recorders.
    • Our studies show people love personal video recorders, but they are hard to operate and hook up.

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