tape deck

noun

Definition of tape deck

: a device used to play back and often to record on magnetic tape that usually has to be connected to an audio system

Examples of tape deck in a Sentence

  1. a stereo system that includes a tape deck

Recent Examples of tape deck from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tape deck.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

First Known Use of tape deck

1949


TAPE DECK Defined for English Language Learners

tape deck

noun

Definition of tape deck for English Language Learners

  • : a machine that plays and records sounds on magnetic tape


TAPE DECK Defined for Kids

tape deck

noun

Definition of tape deck for Students

: a device used to play back and often to record on magnetic tapes

Learn More about tape deck


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tape deck? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

custom-made

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

What's That From? A Word Origin Quiz

  • turris-babel-by-athanasius-kircher
  • What language gave the word robot to English?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!