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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 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.
My album--oh, you will all write in my album, won't you?
Alone" is stated to have been written by Poe in the album of a Baltimore lady (Mrs.
And each series I had three different ways: in the card from the cigarette package, in the poster, and in the album.
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.
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.
This posing at the piano and over the album was only a little ruse adopted by way of precaution.
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.
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.