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tape recorder

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Recording
tape recorderˈtape reˌcorder noun [countable]  TCRa piece of electrical equipment that can record sound on tape and play it back
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tape recorderI even had a tape recorder going, hidden behind the chair.After a few visits of this sort, he brought in a tape recorder.Mimicking speech sounds is not, of course, language, any more than a tape recorder is capable of generating language.They arrived for the performance only to find the tape recorder would not work.Mr Chen was delighted: he snapped pictures while the spools of the tape recorder turned slowly.
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