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Recording equipment and general words for recording

audiotape

noun

magnetic tape on which sound can be recorded

audiovisual

adjective

using both recorded sounds and images

CD

noun

compact disc: a small round piece of hard plastic with sound recorded on it or computer information stored on it

celluloid

noun

celluloid used for making films

DAT

noun

digital audio tape: a type of audiotape used for recording sound or information

Dictaphone

a piece of equipment that you speak into to make a recorded document that someone can listen to and type later

document

verb

to record something in writing or on film

dub

verb

to change an existing tape or recording by adding new sound to it

dub

verb

to replace the soundtrack of a film with one in a different language, so that the actors seem to be speaking the other language

dub in

to change part of the original sound of a recording, especially a film, by adding new sound to it

dub out

to remove part of the original sound from a recording, especially a film

dub over

to replace the original soundtrack of a film with one in a different language, so that the actors seem to be speaking the other language

fast forward

noun

the process by which you make a recording go forwards quickly

fast-forward

verb

to make a recording go forwards quickly

high fidelity

noun

the very clear quality of sound that is produced by electronic equipment when it plays, records, or broadcasts music and sounds

loop

noun

a piece of film or tape on which images or sounds are repeated again and again

magnetic tape

noun

a long narrow flat piece of plastic covered with a magnetic substance and used for recording sounds, images, or computer information

minidisc

noun

a disc like a small CD, used for recording music or computer information

mixer

noun

a piece of equipment that mixes together different sounds or images

mono

noun

a system for recording or broadcasting sound in which all the sound goes through one speaker

narrowband

adjective

capable of carrying sound, pictures, and moving images that are sent at slow speeds, usually between 50 bps and 64 Kbps

play back

to play a message or film that has been recorded in order to listen to or watch it

playable

adjective

capable of being used in a machine such as a computer or a DVD player

playback

noun

the use of a machine to show pictures or play sounds that were recorded earlier

record

verb

to make an electronic copy of sounds or images

rewind

verb

if you rewind a video or a tape, or if it rewinds, it goes backwards to the beginning or to an earlier place

sampler

noun

a piece of electronic equipment that is used for recording samples

studio

noun

a room or rooms where music or a film, television show, or radio show is recorded

tape

noun

a long thin plastic band on which you can record sounds, pictures, or information

tape

noun

a plastic case called a cassette containing tape that you can use for recording something or on which something has been recorded

tape

verb

to record sounds or pictures using tape

transcribe

verb

to copy or record music

unrecorded

adjective

an unrecorded conversation or performance has not been recorded

voice print

noun

the recorded sound of someone’s voice that can be used as a way to prove who they are

on/off camera

while a camera is recording/not recording what is happening

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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