Definitions for: Recorder

[n] a woodwind with a vertical pipe and 8 finger holes and a whistle mouthpiece
[n] equipment for making records
[n] (British) a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs
[n] someone responsible for keeping records

Webster (1913) Definition: Re*cord"er (r?*k?rd"?r), n.
1. One who records; specifically, a person whose official
duty it is to make a record of writings or transactions.

2. The title of the chief judical officer of some cities and
boroughs; also, of the chief justice of an East Indian
settlement. The Recorder of London is judge of the Lord
Mayor's Court, and one of the commissioners of the Central
Criminal Court.

3. (Mus.) A kind of wind instrument resembling the flageolet.
[Obs.] ``Flutes and soft recorders.'' --Milton.

Synonyms: fipple flute, fipple pipe, recording equipment, recording machine, record-keeper, registrar, vertical flute

See Also: black box, cassette recorder, CD burner, compact-disk burner, equipment, flageolet, functionary, judge, jurist, justice, magistrate, magnetic recorder, multichannel recorder, official, oscillograph, pennywhistle, playback, shepherd's pipe, tin whistle, treble recorder, whistle, wood, woodwind, woodwind instrument

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