Read before write

Read before write
A&V
A feature of some videotape recorders that plays back the video or audio signal off of tape before it reaches the record heads, sends the signal to an external device for modification, and then applies the modified signal to the record heads so that it can be re-recorded onto the tape in its original position.

Audio and video glossary. 2014.

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  • write — [rīt] vt. wrote, written, writing [ME writen < OE writan, to scratch, engrave, write, akin to Ger reissen, to tear < IE base * wer , to tear off, scratch > Gr rhinē, a rasp] 1. a) to form or inscribe (words, letters, symbols, etc.) on a… …   English World dictionary

  • read — read1 W1S1 [ri:d] v past tense and past participle read [red] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(words/books)¦ 2¦(find information)¦ 3¦(read and speak)¦ 4¦(music/maps etc)¦ 5¦(computer)¦ 6¦(understand something in a particular way)¦ 7¦(have words on)¦ 8¦(style of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • read — read1 [ rid ] (past tense and past participle read [ red ] ) verb *** ▸ 1 understand words ▸ 2 understand symbols ▸ 3 interpret meaning ▸ 4 know what someone thinks ▸ 5 have words/number ▸ 6 be written particular way ▸ 7 hear someone on radio ▸ + …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • read — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 activity of reading ADJECTIVE ▪ good ▪ quiet ▪ quick ▪ The program is simple to use after a quick read of the manual. VERB + READ …   Collocations dictionary

  • write — /raIt/ verb past tense wrote past participle written / rItn/ 1 BOOK/ARTICLE ETC a) (I, T) to produce a new book, poem song etc: I can t come with you I have an essay to write. | a concerto written by Mozart | write about (=describe something):… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • read — ♦ reads, reading (The form read is pronounced [[t]ri͟ːd[/t]] when it is the present tense, and [[t]re̱d[/t]] when it is the past tense and past participle.) 1) VERB When you read something such as a book or article, you look at and understand the …   English dictionary

  • write — [[t]ra͟ɪt[/t]] ♦ writes, writing, wrote, written 1) VERB When you write something on a surface, you use something such as a pen or pencil to produce words, letters, or numbers on the surface. [V n adv/prep] If you d like one, simply write your… …   English dictionary

  • Write-only memory — is the antithesis of read only memory (ROM). By definition, a WOM is a memory device which can be written but never read. Since there seems to be no obvious utility for such a memory circuit, from which data cannot be retrieved, the concept is… …   Wikipedia

  • Write Once Read Many — Write Once, Read Many (alternatively Write One, Read Multiple or Write Once, Read Mostly or WORM) refers to computer data storage systems, data storage devices, and data storage media that can be written to once, but read from multiple times. [… …   Wikipedia

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