Pronunciation: (plā'bak"), [key]
1. the act of reproducing a sound or video recording, esp. in order to check a recording that is newly made.
2. (in a recording device) the apparatus used in producing playbacks.
3. the recording so played, esp. the first time it is heard or viewed after being recorded.
4. the response to a suggestion, act, product, venture, etc.; feedback: The playback on the speech has been very favorable.
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