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turntable
American English: /ˈtərnˌteɪbəl/
British English: /ˈtəːnteɪb(ə)l/

Translation of turntable in Spanish:

noun

  • 1.1 (Audio) (platter)
    (deck)
    tornamesa (feminine) or (masculine) (Latin America)
    Example sentences
    • We've got three men armed with turntables, a cassette recorder, percussion, a bass guitar, and a busted CD player all beating each other up for attention.
    • The attics will be ransacked, the old turntables and cassette decks will be dusted down.
    • Other crews will bring their sound systems - turntables, microphones and speakers and voices.
    1.2 (Railways)
    plataforma (feminine) giratoria
    Example sentences
    • Switches, turntables, engine houses, station houses, platforms, and all the appurtenances of a railway system are built of the very best material and in a very substantial manner.
    • It was planned to build a two-stall engine house with a turntable at Dundalk, but it was not to happen.
    • This diminutive little switcher moved permanently to the cold climate of Seattle to become the turntable switcher at Interbay yard.
    1.3 (in microwave oven)
    plato (masculine) giratorio

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