Definition of video in English:
noun (plural videos)
- The trust has provided seven school systems with audio and video equipment, including, of course, free cable.
- He moved to visual images and video after he came to the Media Lab.
- And in terms of picture quality, broadcast video beats streaming video in most cases.
- He was taken to Halifax police station and shown a video of unused material filmed as part of a BBC undercover documentary, Secret Agent, screened last year.
- It happened less than a month after he met her, while they watched a video of Ingmar Bergman's Persona.
- The picture quality is clear and bright, but only four of the videos are filmed in widescreen, and none are anamorphic.
- Bowie then introduces a video from CBC television of footage from Ethiopia, cut to the Cars' song ‘Drive’.
- The video that accompanied the song showed a map of Britain with a target sign across it.
- Riffing on campy styles ranging from karaoke to '80s rock videos, the tunes are both catchy and hilarious.
- On video, the shots just seem to bounce off him - he is not known for his skill but for his ruggedness and aggression, so it should be an exciting fight.
- Just convert your entire video library into DVD discs using a DVD recorder.
- I have it on cassette tapes and videos, the many times he has thanked me for being, and staying in his corner from the very beginning.
verb (videos, videoing, videoed)[with object] chiefly British Back to top
- So to ease my pain I've been videoing chunks of afternoon television to remind myself that the cosy world of midweek inactivity isn't necessarily as rosy as I remember.
- I shall be videoing the television coverage, and may even tune in if rain stops play in the Sri Lanka test match, but shan't give it much thought.
- Some residents have resorted to asking friends, unaffected by the interference, to video a programme for them as it is the only way they can watch it clearly.
- Tom Hardwick gave a wonderful illustrated lecture on how to video a wedding.
- What made it an even greater pleasure was that parents and pals were taking photographs and videoing the whole thing.
- While others photographed and videoed the wreck, my buddy and I explored it close-up, venturing into the helicopter hangar among other places.
1930s: from Latin videre 'to see', on the pattern of audio.
view from Middle English:
View goes back to Latin videre ‘to see’. Review (Late Middle English), first recorded as a noun denoting a formal inspection of military or naval forces, is literally a re-viewing. Video [1930s] is the Latin for ‘I see’ just as audio is the Latin for ‘I hear’. Visa (mid 19th century), evidence that your right to enter a country has been checked, is a shortening of Latin charta visa literally ‘seen paper’.
Words that rhyme with videocardio • radio • audio • rodeo
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.