album

noun al·bum \ ˈal-bəm \
Updated on: 20 Nov 2017

Definition of album

1 a : a book with blank pages used for making a collection (as of autographs, stamps, coins, or photographs)
b : a cardboard container for a phonograph record : jacket
c : one or more recordings (as on tape or disc) produced as a single unit
  • a 2-CD album
2 : a collection usually in book form of literary selections, musical compositions, or pictures : anthology

Examples of album in a Sentence

  1. She played a track from the group's latest album.

  2. a special anniversary album of his poetry published 100 years after his death

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Origin and Etymology of album

Latin, a white tablet, from neuter of albus



ALBUM Defined for English Language Learners

album

noun

Definition of album for English Language Learners

  • : a book with blank pages in which you put a collection of photographs, stamps, etc.

  • : a long musical recording on a record, CD, etc., that usually includes a set of songs


ALBUM Defined for Kids

album

noun al·bum \ ˈal-bəm \

Definition of album for Students

1 : a book with blank pages in which to put a collection (as of photographs, stamps, or autographs)
2 : one or more recordings (as on tape or disk) produced as a single collection

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