Recorder - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈkɔːrdər|  American pronunciation of the word recorder
Brit.  |rɪˈkɔːdə|  British pronunciation of the word recorder


- equipment for making records
- someone responsible for keeping records (syn: record-keeper, registrar)
- a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs
- a tubular wind instrument with 8 finger holes and a fipple mouthpiece


He used a tape recorder for dictation.

To play the recorder, blow gently into the mouthpiece.

For some reason, Jesse had brought a tape recorder with him.

Be careful if you use that video recorder. It tends to chew tapes up.

If you can't program the video recorder, you're in good company.

Can you play on this old recorder?

Word forms

singular: recorder
plural: recorders
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