tape recorder

(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. recording equipment, cassette recorder, videocassette recorder, VCR, dictaphone; see also record player .
Types and components of tape recorders include: tape deck, cassette deck, tape head, monaural recorder, stereo recorder, stereophonic recorder, take-up wheel, reel-to-reel, tape transport, input jack, output jack, two-track, four-track, eight-track, tape cartridge, cassette, microcassette, digital audio tape, DAT, digital counter, sound-on-sound, sound-with-sound, reverse-o-matic, automatic shutoff, hysteresis-synchronous motor, voice-activated tape machine, telephone answering machine, tape eraser, demagnetizer.

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