a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record, consisting of a turntable, usually electrically driven, that rotates the record at a fixed speed of 33, 45, or (esp formerly) 78 revolutions a minute. A stylus vibrates in accordance with undulations in the groove in the record: these vibrations are converted into electric currents, which, after amplification, are recreated in the form of sound by one or more loudspeakers See also monophonic, quadraphonics, stereophonic
verb (used with object) 1. to set down in writing or the like, as for the purpose of preserving evidence. 2. to cause to be set down or registered: to record one’s vote. 3. to state or indicate: He recorded his protest, but it was disregarded. 4. to serve to relate or to tell of: […]
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character (RS) ASCII character 30.
noun (pl) reco-recos 1. a percussion instrument consisting of a ridged gourd or bamboo cane that is scraped with a piece of wood or metal
noun 1. the outer bark of an oak, Quercus suber, of Mediterranean countries, used for making stoppers for bottles, floats, etc. 2. Also called cork oak. the tree itself. 3. something made of cork. 4. a piece of cork, rubber, or the like used as a stopper, as for a bottle. 5. Angling. a small […]