tape player

noun

: a machine that is used to play sound that has been recorded on magnetic tapes

Examples of tape player in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Equipped with an elite audio system that features Klipsch Forte speakers, a vintage reel-to-reel tape player, and vinyl turntable, Bar One Fourteen provides guests an unparalleled listening experience in an environment like no other. The Indianapolis Star, 23 Feb. 2024 Unlike a record player—or the reel-to-reel tape player—the boom box was both portable and commensurate with the scale and the volume of the city. Jon Michaud, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2023 Suddenly, anyone with a cheap tape player could record music, sequence it, distribute it, and—perhaps most powerfully—erase it and replace it with something else. Jon Michaud, The New Yorker, 16 Nov. 2023 Using a portable tape player and loudspeaker, Berger plays sounds of wolves howling or ravens cawing. Mark Wheeler, Discover Magazine, 11 Nov. 2019 Each of these capsules sported a bed, a fold-out desk and a reel-to-reel tape player, and they were marketed toward businessmen who regularly overnighted in Tokyo. Carolina A. Miranda, Los Angeles Times, 10 June 2023 Growing up in Kenya, my dad was a big fan of Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton, and blared country music on his little red cassette tape player on weekends. Faith Karimi, CNN, 16 Apr. 2023

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“Tape player.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tape%20player. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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