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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 ?
When I was young--when I was Maid of Honour'--and she drew herself up slightly--'everybody had albums.
The first things I had been able to get for myself had been cigarette pictures, cigarette posters, and cigarette albums.
On round tables were photograph albums, and on the walls enlarged photographs of Tiare and her first husband, Captain Johnson.
Aunt Louisa during her youth had painted in water colours, and she had several albums filled with sketches of churches, old bridges, and picturesque cottages.
He filled the girls' albums with verses and music, and having at last sent Dolokhov the whole forty-three thousand rubles and received his receipt, he left at the end of November, without taking leave of any of his acquaintances, to overtake his regiment which was already in Poland.
At the other end a comparatively luxurious show was made by a large bookcase, an elaborate combination of bureau and writing desk, a rack with a rifle, a set of foils, and an umbrella in it, several folio albums on a table, some comfortable chairs and sofas, and a thick carpet under foot.
She is in my album," she said; "and, by the way, I'll show you by Seryozha," she added, with a mother's smile of pride.
I pointed to a little album which lay on the table by her side and which she had evidently been looking over when I came in.
Alone" is stated to have been written by Poe in the album of a Baltimore lady (Mrs.
You better go in and show her the photographs in the album.
Wait a minute, prince," said Aglaya, suddenly rising from her seat, "do write something in my album first, will you?
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.

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