from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tape recorder and player having no built-in amplifiers or speakers, used as a component in an audio system.
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- n. tape recorder
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. an electroinic device for recording and playing back sounds on magnetic tape; usually it needs to be connected to an amplifier system for playback.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system
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