Definition of reel-to-reel in English:

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reel-to-reel

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Denoting a tape recorder in which the tape passes between two reels mounted separately rather than within a cassette, now generally superseded by cassette players except for professional use.
Example sentences
  • In the days of reel-to-reel tape recorders, it was a technological feat in itself to be surreptitious.
  • The music industry had exactly the same response to the advent of reel-to-reel home tape recorders, cassettes, DATs, minidiscs, VCRs, music videos, MTV and a host of other products and services.
  • And I've got a spare reel-to-reel tape recorder and LP record player on order.

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