videotape etymology

English word videotape comes from English dictate, English mark, English -phone, Ancient Greek (to 1453) κλάζω

Detailed word origin of videotape

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
dictate English (eng) An order or command. To order, command, control.. To speak in order for someone to write down the words.
mark English (eng) (Australian rules football) A catch of the ball directly from a kick of 10 metres or more without having been touched in transit, resulting in a free kick. [from 19th c.]. (archaic) A type of small region or principality. [from 18th c.]. (archaic) Attention, notice. [from 15th c.]. (archaic) Preeminence; high position.. (cooking) A specified level on a scale denoting gas-powered oven [...]
-phone English (eng) A device related to the telephone.. A device that makes a sound.. A speaker of a certain language.. A type of sound.
κλάζω Ancient Greek (to 1453) (grc)
Chiron English (eng) (Greek mythology) an old, wise centaur who served as Achilles' mentor and teacher.. (astronomy, astrology) a centaur (minor planet) and comet-like/asteroid-like object, orbiting between Saturn and Uranus.
videotape English (eng) Magnetic tape used to record both video images and sound for subsequent playback or broadcasting To make a recording of something on videotape.

Words with the same origin as videotape

Descendants of dictate
Descendants of -phone
beth microphone