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Noun: playback  'pley,bak
  1. The act of reproducing recorded sound
    "he was allowed to hear the playback of his testimony"
     
  2. Electronic equipment comprising the part of a tape recorder that reproduces the recorded material
Verb: play back
  1. Reproduce (a recording) on a recorder
    "The lawyers played back the conversation to show that their client was innocent";
    - replay

Derived forms: played back, playbacks, plays back, playing back

Type of: electronic equipment, reproduce, sound reproduction

Part of: recorder, recording equipment, recording machine

Encyclopedia: Playback