Definition of personal video recorder in English:

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personal video recorder


A device that records television programmes on to a hard disk and allows manipulation of programmes while they are being transmitted.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: per·son·al vid·e·o re·cord·er

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