from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A trademark used for a videotape format.

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  • Video Home System (a videocassette standard- originally Vertical Helical Scan)


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Stocks of the SECRET OF GOLD (in VHS only) are running low.

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  • It was a VHS from the 49 cent bin at the local MOOOVIES store.

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  • Anyone else expect to get completely beat down by their significant other this weekend while renting 50 VHS from the 80's to sit and do absolutely NOTHING as a result of this discussion ….

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  • Of course, recent advances, like the Kindle, sort of take away the beauty of this, as VHS is a very different medium.

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  • That's also why VHS is in so many different regional formats ...

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  • VHS is an open standard, but liscencing fees must be payed to JVC to manufacture players.

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  • VHS is still VHS, which is to say crappy, Cringely said on his blog in a post about the discovery.

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  • VHS Generation Loss - watch what happens when you dub a VHS tape over and over.

  • The stakes are high: One study released last year put the cost of invasive species to the Great Lakes states at $200 million a year, and there are some invaders - such as a deadly fish virus known as VHS - have yet to hit Lake Superior.


  • If you dubbed your VHS video to miniDV using the 12-bit audio setting you should use the DV PAL DV Converter 32KHz easy setup (32KHz = 12bit), not the DV PAL DV Converter setup.

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