from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A tape recorder and player having no built-in amplifiers or speakers, used as a component in an audio system.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun 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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun tape recorder

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

  • noun electronic equipment for making or playing magnetic tapes (but without amplifiers or speakers); a component in an audio system


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