Meaning of RECORDER in English

RECORDER

transcription, транскрипция: [ ri-ˈkȯr-dər ]

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

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recorder 3

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