record player

noun

Origin:
1930–35

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record player
 
n
monophonic quadraphonics See also stereophonic a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record, consisting of a turntable, usually electrically driven, that rotates the record at a fixed speed of 33, 45, or (esp formerly) 78 revolutions a minute. A stylus vibrates in accordance with undulations in the groove in the record: these vibrations are converted into electric currents, which, after amplification, are recreated in the form of sound by one or more loudspeakers

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Example sentences
Your old record player may be gone, but now you can enjoy these grooves in a
  modern format in your homes, cars and bars.
We pulled out a record player the other day, and my kids were fascinated.
On the table next to him is an old-style record player.
It would be interesting to attempt this demonstration on a larger scale than an
  old record player.
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