tape player


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tape player

[′tāp ‚plā·ər]
(engineering acoustics)
A machine designed only for playback of recorded magnetic tapes.
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As Owlface reaches into his pocket to get his handkerchief to wipe off his glasses the tape player falls off his lap onto the ground and the tape pops out.
when I do it, so I make the following observation: Had Taylor Swift dared croon one of her shallow little ditties in the 1970s, my eight-track tape player would have spontaneously melted from sheer embarrassment.
Fand Handley: "When he was at home, Dad was just your average grumpy dad who would not let us play our choice of music in the house (my little tape player was no match for his killer stereo system anyway)." n Catherine Handley: "I was very fortunate to experience hundreds of Tod's concerts and recordings, or him reading a score in the armchair, and so often I saw tears well from nowhere as he became overwhelmed by the music emerging from the printed page." n Vernon Handley on the Elgar Violin Concerto: "
the garage, where they have a tape player, and when he puts it in, whose voice should come on but Hannah Baker, his classmate and crush, who committed suicide two weeks ago.
Wrong Year: The inventions that don't belong are: a radio, a CD player, a telephone, a TV, a calculator, a laptop computer, a curling iron, an electric toothbrush, a tape player, and a flashlight.
The committee has determined the teacher removed the tape from a tape player as the school principal decided to play it without consent from other teachers and that the prefectural board of education ''transgressed its discretion'' by reprimanding him for the action, the officials said.
It refers to Songs from the Big Chair, the recording that Henry put into the tape player of his truck before letting the exhaust fumes take him out.
According to the court, Title II conflicted with the policy of giving prison officials wide latitude to create prison policies and anticipate security problems, and the state had a rational basis for regulating the inmate's access to a walking cane, talking book, and tape player. (East Jersey State Prison, New Jersey)
People whose "radio, tape player, CD player, music speaker, loudspeaker or other similar device" can be heard or whose thumping bass can be felt up to 50 feet from their cars are the targets of the bill.
(Using a tape player with an automatic repeat function is helpful for keeping the music going as long as you need it to play.)