reel-to-reel


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reel-to-reel

(rēl′tə-rēl′)
adj.
Designating sound recording, playback equipment, or sound recordings that use magnetic tape which must be threaded through the equipment and onto an empty reel.
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reel-to-reel

adj
1. (Electronics) (of magnetic tape) wound from one reel to another in use
2. (Electronics) (of a tape recorder) using magnetic tape wound from one reel to another, as opposed to cassettes
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reel′-to-reel′



adj.
of or pertaining to a tape recorder or a motion-picture camera or projector through which the tape or film must be threaded onto a take-up reel.
[1960–65]
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Translations

reel-to-reel

[ˈriːltəˈriːl] ADJ reel-to-reel tape-recordergrabadora f de carrete
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

reel-to-reel

adj reel-to-reel (tape recorder)Tonbandgerät nt, → Tonbandmaschine f
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