Definition of tone arm in English:

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tone arm

Pronunciation: /ˈtōn ˌärm/
(also tonearm /ˈtōnˌärm/)

noun

The movable arm supporting the pickup of a record player.
Example sentences
  • The team discarded the tone arm and stylus cartridge, and replaced them with an optical delivery system or ‘optical head’ designed and constructed by the technical team.
  • Reprogramming the satellite corrected the problem and now our tone arm is providing us with a listening experience unparalleled in hi-fi depth, clarity, and stereo soundstage.
  • Its rudimentary suspension couldn't possibly cushion the tone arm from even the slightest road shocks.

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