Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The circular horizontal rotating platform of a phonograph on which the record is placed.
  • n. A phonograph exclusive of amplifying circuitry and speakers.
  • n. A circular horizontal rotating platform equipped with a railway track, used for turning locomotives, as in a roundhouse.
  • n. A rotating platform or disk, such as a lazy Susan.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. the circular rotating platform of a record player or DJ console
  • n. a similar device to be connected to the amplifier of a hi-fi system
  • n. a circular rotating platform used for turning locomotives, cars or trucks
  • n. a rotating platform designed for use by a car, either motorized or manually rotated, and usually installed in a driveway or in a garage floor
  • v. To manipulate sound using turntables; to perform turntablism.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A large revolving platform, for turning railroad cars, locomotives, etc., in a different direction; -- called also turnplate.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A circular platform designed to turn upon its center, and supported by a series of wheels that travel upon a circular track laid under the edge of the platform.
  • n. A device used in tracing the circular cementcells for microscope-slides.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played
  • n. a revolving tray placed on a dining table
  • n. a rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars

Etymologies

turn +‎ table (Wiktionary)

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