Share this entry

Share this page

record player

Line breaks: rec¦ord play¦er

Definition of record player in English:

noun

An apparatus for reproducing sound from records, comprising a turntable that spins the record at a constant speed and a stylus that slides along in the groove and picks up the sound, together with an amplifier and a loudspeaker.
Example sentences
  • The only medium to listen to the then alternative music was a record player or gramophone.
  • Perhaps you'd like to transfer some of your aging LP collection to CDs before they stop manufacturing styluses for your record player.
  • Connect a record player or cassette deck to your computer.

Definition of record player in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day emulous
Pronunciation: ˈemyələs
adjective
seeking to emulate or imitate someone or something