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line-in Line breaks: line-in

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Definition of line-in in English:


An input socket in an electrical device.
Example sentences
  • The line-in even has a sensor to automatically break tracks after a sufficient length of silence.
  • I could record analog audio through either a microphone input or line-in jack, and I even could listen to MIDI music files played by the soundchip synth.
  • I am particularly keen to know how it is able to discern how the unit's analogue audio output is not connected to any kind of recording apparatus - such as a tape recorder, or the line-in connection of a sound card?
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