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al·bum

 (ăl′bəm)
n.
1.
a. A book with blank pages for the insertion and preservation of collections, as of stamps or photographs.
b. A collection of personal photographs or other images that are arranged for private viewing, as in book or on a computer.
2.
a. A set of musical recordings that are issued together, usually by a single artist.
b. A phonograph record, especially a long-playing record stored in a slipcase.
3. A printed collection of musical compositions, pictures, or literary selections.
4. A tall, handsomely printed book, popular especially in the 19th century, often having profuse illustrations and short, sentimental texts.

[Latin, blank tablet, from neuter of albus, white; see albho- in Indo-European roots.]

album

(ˈælbəm)
n
1. a book or binder consisting of blank pages, pockets, or envelopes for keeping photographs, stamps, autographs, drawings, poems, etc
2. (Pop Music) a collection of recordings released as a single item
3. (Classical Music) a booklike holder containing sleeves for gramophone records
4. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) chiefly Brit an anthology, usually large and illustrated
[C17: from Latin: blank tablet, from albus white]

al•bum

(ˈæl bəm)

n.
1. a bound or loose-leaf book consisting of blank pages, envelopes, etc., for storing or displaying photographs, stamps, or the like, or for collecting autographs.
2. a recording or set of recordings containing musical selections, a complete play or opera, etc., released on compact disc, phonograph record, cassette tape, or other medium.
3. the package or container for such an album.
4. an anthology of artwork, songs, writings, etc.
[1610–15; < Latin: neuter singular of albus white, i.e., a blank (tablet) painted white for writing on]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.album - one or more recordings issued togetheralbum - one or more recordings issued together; originally released on 12-inch phonograph records (usually with attractive record covers) and later on cassette audiotape and compact disc
medium - a means or instrumentality for storing or communicating information
concept album - an album whose recordings are unified by some theme (instrumental or lyrical or narrative or compositional)
2.album - a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopesalbum - a book of blank pages with pockets or envelopes; for organizing photographs or stamp collections etc
autograph album - an album for autographs
book, volume - physical objects consisting of a number of pages bound together; "he used a large book as a doorstop"
phonograph album, record album - an album for holding phonograph records
photograph album - an album for photographs
scrapbook - an album into which clippings or notes or pictures can be pasted
stamp album - an album for stamps

album

noun
1. record, recording, CD, single, release, disc, waxing (informal), LP, vinyl, EP, forty-five, platter (U.S. slang), seventy-eight, gramophone record, black disc He has a large collection of albums and cassettes.
2. book, collection, scrapbook She showed me her photo album.
Translations
أَلْبُومألبوم غِنَائِيمُجَلَّد لِحِفْظ الصُّوَر
albumalbum LP desek
albumCD-album
albumi
album
album
albúmbreiîskífa
アルバム
앨범
albumasplokštelė
albumsilgspēlējoša skaņuplateskaņuplašu komplekts
albumalbum LP platní
album
album
ชุดแผ่นเสียง
albümuzunçalar
album

album

[ˈælbəm]
A. N (= book, record, CD) → álbum m
autograph/photograph albumálbum m de autógrafos/fotografías
B. CPD album cover Nportada f de disco

album

[ˈælbəm] n
(= book) (for stamps, photos etc)album m photo album
(= record) → album m
The band has brought out a new album → Le groupe a sorti un nouvel album. album chartalbum chart nclassement m des meilleures ventes d'albumsalbum cover npochette f (de disque)

album

nAlbum nt

album

[ˈælbəm] nalbum m inv; (L.P.) → 33 giri m inv, L.P. m inv
photograph album (containing photos) → album di or delle fotografie (new) → album per fotografie

album

(ˈӕlbəm) noun
1. a book with blank pages for holding photographs, stamps etc.
2. a long-playing gramophone record. I haven't got the group's latest album.

album

أَلْبُوم album album Album άλμπουμ álbum albumi album album album アルバム 앨범 album album album álbum альбом album ชุดแผ่นเสียง albüm album 唱片
References in classic literature ?
She gazed around the room at the pictures and photographs hanging upon the wall, and discovered in some corner an old family album, which she examined with the keenest interest, appealing to Madame Lebrun for enlightenment concerning the many figures and faces which she discovered between its pages.
said the lady; which, as our friend immediately left us again, was the only other word of importance contributed to the subject till, the next night, by the corner of the hearth, in the best chair, he opened the faded red cover of a thin old-fashioned gilt-edged album.
One sits by one's self, it is true, but one thinks; one opens one's favorite book and reads one's favorite story; one speaks to one's aunt or one's brother, fondles one's cat, or looks at one's photograph album.
She is standing alone at the table, bending gracefully over an album.
You have seen in my album something you had not seen an hour ago, and you are consequently not quite the same man you were an hour ago.
The Georgians held the album between them, and favored us with the few specimens of its contents which they considered ridiculous enough to be worth hearing.
Alone" is stated to have been written by Poe in the album of a Baltimore lady (Mrs.
Yet a risk it was, and I certainly did not smile as I bent over the album of horrors produced by our guide.
Katharine tried to interrupt this discourse, but the opportunity did not come, and she could not forbear to turn over the pages of the album in which the old photographs were stored.
Will you go and look over the photograph album that I see there?
For Rosamond never showed any unbecoming knowledge, and was always that combination of correct sentiments, music, dancing, drawing, elegant note-writing, private album for extracted verse, and perfect blond loveliness, which made the irresistible woman for the doomed man of that date.
My album--oh, you will all write in my album, won't you?