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wire recorder

noun
1.
a forerunner of the tape recorder that recorded sound on a steel wire by magnetizing the wire as it passed an electromagnet.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45
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British Dictionary definitions for wire recorder

wire recorder

noun
1.
an early type of magnetic recorder in which sounds were recorded on a thin steel wire magnetized by an electromagnet Compare tape recorder
Derived Forms
wire recording, noun
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