Meaning of RECORDER in English



Pronunciation: ri- ' ko ̇ r-d ə r

Function: noun

Date: 15th century

1 a : the chief judicial magistrate of some British cities and boroughs b : a municipal judge with criminal jurisdiction of first instance and sometimes limited civil jurisdiction

2 : one that records

3 : any of a group of wind instruments ranging from soprano to bass that are characterized by a conical tube, a whistle mouthpiece, and eight finger holes

recorder 3

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.