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video (adj.)

1935, as visual equivalent of audio, from Latin video "I see," first person singular present indicative of videre "to see" (see vision). As a noun, "that which is displayed on a (television) screen," 1937.

Engineers, however, remember the sad fate of television's first debut and are not willing to allow "video transmission" (as television is now called by moderns) to leave the laboratory until they are sure it will be accepted. ["The Michigan Technic," November 1937]

video game is from 1973.

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Definitions of video from WordNet

video (n.)
the visible part of a television transmission;
Synonyms: picture
video (n.)
a recording of both the visual and audible components (especially one containing a recording of a movie or television program);
Synonyms: video recording
video (n.)
(computer science) the appearance of text and graphics on a video display;
video (n.)
broadcasting visual images of stationary or moving objects; "Television is a medium because it is neither rare nor well done" - Ernie Kovacs;
she is a star of screen and video
Synonyms: television / telecasting / tv
From wordnet.princeton.edu