Definition of time code in English:

time code

Syllabification: time code


  • A coded signal on videotape or film giving information about such things as frame number, time of recording, or exposure.
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    • Each frame of video is individually numbered (like frames on a roll of film) using time code, so the time codes from the offline edit are then used to do the online edit.
    • The videotapes were dubbed onto tape with a visible time code with resolution to the frame.
    • I first wondered if the time code was missing from the videotape.

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