wire recorder

noun

Definition of wire recorder 

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

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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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The first known use of wire recorder was in 1934

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