tape recorder


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tape recorder

n.
A mechanical device for recording on magnetic tape and usually for playing back the recorded material.

tape recorder

n
(Electronics) an electrical device used for recording sounds on magnetic tape and usually also for reproducing them, consisting of a tape deck and one or more amplifiers and loudspeakers

tape′ record`er


n.
an electrical device for recording or playing back something recorded on magnetic tape, usu. sound.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.tape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tapetape recorder - a magnetic recorder using magnetic tape
Dictaphone - a tape recorder that records and reproduces dictation
magnetic head - an electromagnet (as on a tape recorder) that converts electrical variations into magnetic variations that can be stored on a surface and later retrieved
magnetic recorder - recorder consisting of equipment for making records on magnetic media
tape drive, tape transport, transport - a mechanism that transports magnetic tape across the read/write heads of a tape playback/recorder
VCR, videocassette recorder - a magnetic tape recorder for recording (and playing back) TV programs
Translations
magnetofon
båndoptager
magnetofoninauhuri
diktafon
magnetofonmagnó
テープレコーダー
녹음기
magnetofon
bandspelare
เครื่องอัดเทป
máy ghi âm

tape recorder

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tape recorder

مُسَجِّلَة magnetofon båndoptager Tonbandgerät μαγνητόφωνο grabadora, magnetofón nauhuri magnétophone diktafon registratore テープレコーダー 녹음기 taperecorder båndopptaker magnetofon gravador магнитофон bandspelare เครื่องอัดเทป ses kayıt cihazı máy ghi âm 磁带录音机
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It's so much easier just sticking the fucking tape recorder on and telling the truth.
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