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player piano

Syllabification: play·er pi·an·o

Definition of player piano in English:

noun

A piano fitted with an apparatus enabling it to be played automatically by means of a rotating perforated roll.
Example sentences
  • The Pianola Piano consisted of a player-piano mechanism fitted to a Steinway, Weber, Steck or Stroud piano.
  • These decades also saw the birth of radio broadcasts and the increasing impact of older technologies such as the gramophone and player-piano: musical experience thus moved from the public arena to the home.
  • But like the case of the player-piano, perception becomes reality.

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