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Video   /vˈɪdioʊ/   Listen
Video

noun
1.
The visible part of a television transmission.  Synonym: picture.
2.
A recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program).  Synonym: video recording.
3.
(computer science) the appearance of text and graphics on a video display.
4.
Broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects.  Synonyms: telecasting, television, TV.  "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done"



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"Video" Quotes from Famous Books



... it hadn't. Therefore Fred knew he must be recording the audio only, and not the video; trying to give him a break with the Attendance people and coach him on the most ...
— Waste Not, Want • Dave Dryfoos

... theatre was crowded for my final performance and several Tri-D video cameras stared down at me. Pupils, lights and lenses, all came to a glittering focus on me. I slowly closed my eyes to ...
— Man Made • Albert R. Teichner

... here I pe! So dell me rite honeste, Quare inquietasti me? Te video inter spoonibus, Et largis glassis too, ...
— The Breitmann Ballads • Charles G. Leland

... of the Defense Communications System (US Department of Defense). Eutelsat - European Telecommunications Satellite Organization (Paris). fiber-optic cable - a multichannel communications cable using a thread of optical glass fibers as a transmission medium in which the signal (voice, video, etc.) is in the form of a coded pulse of light. GSM - a global system for mobile (cellular) communications devised by the Groupe Special Mobile of the pan-European standardization organization, Conference Europeanne des Posts et Telecommunications (CEPT) in ...
— The 2003 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency

... this simultaneously throughout the battlefield creates a strategic Shock and Awe on the opposing forces, their leadership, and populous. This simultaneity and concurrency are central tenets of imposing Shock and Awe. When the video results of these attacks are broadcast in real time worldwide on CNN, the positive impact on coalition support and negative impact on potential threat support ...
— Shock and Awe - Achieving Rapid Dominance • Harlan K. Ullman and James P. Wade

... begin with your character of Almanzor, which you avow to have taken from the Achilles in Homer; pray hear what Famianus Strada says of such talkers as Mr. Dryden: Ridere soleo, cum video homines ab Homeri virtibus strenue declinates, si quid vero irrepsi vitii, id avide arripientes. But I might have spared this quotation, and you your avowing; for this character might as well have been borrowed from some ...
— The Dramatic Works of John Dryden Vol. I. - With a Life of the Author • Sir Walter Scott

... colours and habits it is evident that he observed, in 1833, an excellent example of warning colouring in a little South American toad (Phryniscus nigricans). He described it in a letter to Henslow, written from Monte Video, Nov. 24, 1832: "As for one little toad, I hope it may be new, that it may be christened 'diabolicus.' Milton must allude to this very individual when he talks of 'squat like a toad'; its colours are by Werner ("Nomenclature of Colours", 1821) ink black, vermilion red and buff orange." ("More ...
— Darwin and Modern Science • A.C. Seward and Others

... Cterum video quid etiamnum admirationem non exiguam scriptoribus moueat, in his, quos ignoranter fingunt, tribus Islandi montibus, videlicet cum eorum basin semper ardere dicant, summitates tamen nunquam niue careant. Porr ...
— The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries - of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe • Richard Hakluyt

... free, that man has only to choose and seek goodness and he can perfectly achieve it, misses the familiar and bitter experience of humanity, that too often man carries his prison and fetters within himself. A Roman poet voiced it: Meliora video proboque, deteriora sequor. Paul spoke it: "The good that I would, I do not; and the evil I would ...
— The Chief End of Man • George S. Merriam

... she got the word to go Up to Monte Video, There she found the river low, the bright Medu—sa; So she tumbled out her guns And a hundred of her sons, And she taught the Dons to fight the ...
— Poems: New and Old • Henry Newbolt



Words linked to "Video" :   closed-captioned, broadcasting, audio, visual communication, recording, colorcast, action replay, television receiver, goggle box, computing, television set, couch potato, television system, high-definition television, sound, replay, computer science, cable, HDTV, frequency band, waveband, telecast, idiot box, cable television, instant replay, tv set, televise, boob tube, telly



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