Definition of album
1a : 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 : jacketc : 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
She played a track from the group's latest album.
a special anniversary album of his poetry published 100 years after his death
Recent Examples of album from the Web
But those flaws added a depth and warmth to the music that even people who once owned extensive album collections had forgotten after years of listening to digital music.
In the interim though, the opportunity for Tidal to allow non-Sprint people sign up and get the album is being forsaken.
It's been rumored since Lemonade dropped last April that JAY-Z was working on an album in response.
In the sunroom, Walker opens a blue suitcase and pulls out a Shaq-era Orlando Magic warmup jacket, photo albums, pamphlets and a pair of red sneakers.
Omega said, who bought their album and had them autograph it.
Rising to fame as a classical soprano during her preteen years, Charlotte debuted her first album, Voice of an Angel, in 1998.
Eleven Grammys and 30 million albums sold later, Grohl fronts one of the world’s most successful, consistent rock bands.
Over breakfast in Springfield, Mulcahy talked at length about his new album, the future of Miracle Legion, what to expect at Lyric Hall and other topics.
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Origin and Etymology of album
Latin, a white tablet, from neuter of albus
First Known Use: 1612See Words from the same year
ALBUM Defined for English Language Learners
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
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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