Definition of playback in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplāˌbak/


The reproduction of previously recorded sounds or moving images.
Example sentences
  • Images may be recorded for playback on a standard VHS video cassette recorder.
  • How would you use one, and would it be worth spending $500 on a device that only did video playback?
  • Also, it looks like home video playback on the Tivo will also soon be available.

Words that rhyme with playback


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Syllabification: play·back

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