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tone arm

n.
The arm of a phonograph turntable that holds the cartridge.

tone arm

n
(Electronics) another name for pick-up1

tone′ arm`

or tone′arm`,


n.
the free-swinging bracket of a phonograph containing the pickup.
[1910–15]
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Noun1.tone arm - mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridgetone arm - mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
mechanical device - mechanism consisting of a device that works on mechanical principles
phonograph, record player - machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
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After a quick, but energetic warm-up, it's into a dumb-bell workout to strengthen and tone arms, with squats worked in too.
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The vibrating dumbbell claims to tone arms and banish the dreaded "bingo wings".
Steal her shape CUT THE RUG: Dancers tend to have long, lean muscles, as dancing is the perfect way to tone arms without bulking up.