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for recording sound (distinguished from ).
Contemporary Examples

Shortly before the Concordia crashed, Schettino can be heard on the audiotape telling the helmsman to turn again.
The Costa Concordia’s Randy Reckless Captain Takes the Stand Barbie Latza Nadeau December 1, 2014

Shortly before an audiotape surfaced purportedly of Ibrahim himself denying the news of his arrest.
Skepticism Abounds About the Death of Gaddafi’s Son Khamis Jamie Dettmer October 20, 2012


1957, from audio- + tape (n.).


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