wire recorder

noun

Definition of wire recorder

: a magnetic recorder using a thin wire as the recording medium

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An uncle introduced him to the wire recorder, starting him on a hobby that would become a profession. Neil Genzlinger, BostonGlobe.com, "Jack Renner, recording master and a founder of Telarc, at 84," 9 July 2019 An uncle introduced him to the wire recorder, starting him on a hobby that would become a profession. Neil Genzlinger, BostonGlobe.com, "Jack Renner, recording master and a founder of Telarc, at 84," 9 July 2019 An uncle introduced him to the wire recorder, starting him on a hobby that would become a profession. Neil Genzlinger, BostonGlobe.com, "Jack Renner, recording master and a founder of Telarc, at 84," 9 July 2019 An uncle introduced him to the wire recorder, starting him on a hobby that would become a profession. Neil Genzlinger, New York Times, "Jack Renner, Recording Master and a Founder of Telarc, Dies at 84," 8 July 2019 The description of the battle between a ship in an American convoy and the Nazi plane was announced from the ship by George Hicks, NBC commentator, on a wire recorder, which was later rebroadcasted throughout the nation. Houston Chronicle, "RADIO PICK UP PLANE KILL BY HOUSTONIANS," 9 June 2019 But though the university team had access to several wire recorders, none were the right fit for the spool. Brigit Katz, Smithsonian, "Spool of “Holocaust Songs” Found in Mislabelled Container," 3 Feb. 2017

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First Known Use of wire recorder

1934, in the meaning defined above

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