Definition of playback in English:

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playback

Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪbak/

noun

[mass noun]
1The reproduction of previously recorded sounds or moving images: [as modifier]: the instant playback facility [with modifier]: high-quality video playback [count noun]: we listened to several playbacks in the control room
More 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.
1.1 [count noun] A pre-recorded musical soundtrack mimed to by an actor.

Words that rhyme with playback

payback

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