re|cord|er

re|cord|er
re|cord|er «rih KR duhr», noun.
1. a person whose business is to make and keep records: »

The recorder in many of our local towns keeps the record of taxes paid and land ownership.

SYNONYM(S): registrar.
2. a machine, or part of a machine, that records. A cashier's recorder adds up and prints the amount of sales made. »

A microfilm recorder takes small pictures of documents.

3. = tape recorder. (Cf.tape recorder)
4. a title given to certain judges in some cities.
5. a wooden musical wind instrument with a mouthpiece shaped like a whistle, eight finger holes, and soft, mellow tones: »

flutes and soft recorders (Milton). More recorders are being tootled nowadays than at any time since t development of the modern orchestra (Newsweek).

6. a person who records sounds or sound effects for motion pictures or phonograph records: »

There is no specialization among technical workers, except in the case of sound mixers and recorders (New York Times).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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