verb[with object] (often as adjective pre-recorded)
- 1Record (sound or film) in advance: a pre-recorded talkMore example sentences
- When coupled with the common knowledge that the music in film musicals has been pre-recorded, the lack of impressive, cohesive dance routines becomes a real blotch on the performances.
- In addition to a large symphony orchestra, Orion included a sampler part where pre-recorded sounds were incorporated into the piece.
- This was the first film for which pre-recorded songs were released.
- 1.1Record sound on (a tape) beforehand: pre-recorded digital audiotapesMore example sentences
- This is shown clearly in Figure 3, which depicts the shipments of blank and pre-recorded video tapes.
- This tape had been pre-recorded, and the General knew his men to a fault.
- A ‘violinist-actor’ competes with a pre-recorded tape of himself, and also records and plays himself back in concert.
More definitions of pre-recordDefinition of pre-record in:
- The US English dictionary