What is another word for record player?

Pronunciation: [ɹˈɛkɔːd plˈe͡ɪə] (IPA)

Record players, also known as turntables, are electronic devices used to play vinyl records. Some common synonyms for record players are phonographs, gramophones, or simply "turntables." The word "phonograph" refers specifically to a type of record player that uses a mechanical method to amplify sound, while "gramophone" is a term commonly used in Europe to describe record players. In recent years, the rise of digital music has given way to modern record players that include USB and Bluetooth connectivity, known as "USB turntables" or "Bluetooth turntables." The popularity of vintage and retro aesthetics has also given rise to terms like "vintage record player" or "retro turntable".

What are the hypernyms for Record player?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Famous quotes with Record player

  • I didn't have a record player.
    Harrison Birtwistle
  • I was two and a half and my folks would put it on the record player and I would run around the house screaming, but I haven't been that hip since.
    Leo Kottke
  • I had daydreams and fantasies when I was growing up. I always wanted to live in a log cabin at the foot of a mountain. I would ride my horse to town and pick up provisions. Then return to the cabin, with a big open fire, a record player and peace.
    Linda McCartney
  • I need to go someplace faraway that doesn't have telephones and doesn't have a record player and doesn't have movie theaters and people walking down the street in order to not do anything.
    Will Oldham
  • I thought my Beatles LPs sounded pretty good on a record player, but that was before I had heard a CD.
    Alastair Wood

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