Definition of Tape recorder

1. Noun. A magnetic recorder using magnetic tape.

Exact synonyms: Tape Machine
Specialized synonyms: Dictaphone, Vcr, Videocassette Recorder
Terms within: Magnetic Head, Tape Drive, Tape Transport, Transport
Generic synonyms: Magnetic Recorder
Derivative terms: Tape Record

Definition of Tape recorder

1. Noun. an electromechanical device use to record and play back sound, etc. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tape Recorder

tape cartridge
tape deck
tape delay
tape delays
tape drive
tape drives
tape library
tape machine
tape measure
tape off
tape out
tape player
tape players
tape record
tape recorder (current term)
tape recorders
tape recording
tape safe
tape safes
tape transport
tape up
tapeless workflow

Literary usage of Tape recorder

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Galileo, the Tour Guide: A Summary of the Mission to Date edited by Jean H. Aichele (1997)
"Data from the spacecraft showed that the tape recorder had failed to stop rewinding. ... Had the tape recorder actually stopped but sent a faulty reading? ..."

2. Field Notebook for Oral History by Stacy Erickson (1996)
"Look for the same basic features as listed above for a cassette tape recorder. 3. Reel-to-reel tape a. Use 1.5 mil mylar or polyester tape. b. ..."

3. The U. S. Coal Industry, 1970-1990: Two Decades of Change (1994)
"The most satisfactory and reliable system includes a cassette tape recorder as part of the hardwire two-way communication system used in umbilical diving; ..."

4. Mediapolis: popular Culture and the Cityby Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg by Alex de Jong, Marc Schuilenburg (2006)
"The functions of the tape recorder are embodied in the sampler. ... The sampler has not only assumed the montage technique from the tape recorder, ..."

5. In a Time of Torture: The Assault on Justice in Egypt's Crackdown on by Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch (Organization). (2004)
"He had a tape recorder with him. Everyone was forced to say whether he was ... So one by one we went to the tape recorder and said whether we were active or ..."

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