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Definition of "recorder" []

  • One, such as a tape recorder, that makes recordings or records. (noun)
  • Law A judge who has criminal jurisdiction in a city. (noun)
  • Music A flute with eight finger holes and a whistlelike mouthpiece. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "recorder" in a sentence
  • "Is there an FOIA for Nuse's emails and the minutes, because a tape recorder is the only thing that can cause that man to tell the truth."
  • "Shaped like a normal pen and not weighing much more, the Livescribe has a built-in recorder for storing voice recordings on its internal memory."
  • "As a working journalist, a voice recorder is an essential tool of the trade for recording interviews and conference presentations."