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Definition of recorder noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1(in compounds) a machine for recording sound, or pictures, or both a tape/cassette/video/DVD recorder
  2. 2a musical instrument in the shape of a pipe that you blow into, with holes that you cover with your fingers
  3. 3a person who keeps a record of events or facts In natural history the careful observer and recorder was very important in the advance of the science.
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