lateral recording

noun

1
: a recording process in which the cutting stylus produces a groove that remains constant in depth but undulates from side to side in accordance with the sound being recorded
2
: a disc record produced by lateral recording

Word History

First Known Use

1942, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of lateral recording was in 1942

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“Lateral recording.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lateral%20recording. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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