Meaning of RECORDER in English

RECORDER

re ‧ cord ‧ er /rɪˈkɔːdə $ -ˈkɔːrdər/ BrE AmE noun [countable]

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ record , ↑ recorder , ↑ recording ; verb : ↑ record ; adjective : recorded ≠ ↑ unrecorded ]

1 . cassette recorder/tape recorder/video recorder etc a piece of electrical equipment that records music, films etc ⇨ ↑ flight recorder

2 . a simple wooden or plastic musical instrument like a tube with holes in it, which you play by blowing into it and covering different holes with your fingers to change the notes

3 . a judge in a city court, in some areas of Britain and the US

Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English.      Longman - Словарь современного английского языка.