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Definition of Recorder


  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. A kind of wind instrument resembling the flageolet.

Recorder Quotations

Don't become a mere recorder of facts, but try to penetrate the mystery of their origin.
Ivan Pavlov

I ain't never far away from a pencil and paper or a tape recorder.
Dolly Parton

Imagine if Beethoven had a tape recorder. Then you'd know exactly what he meant. Maybe he meant 'Da da da da' instead of 'Boom boom boom boom!' Who knows?
Eddie Van Halen

I usually dream of melodies. When I wake up I have them in my head. I usually come up with things in the middle of the night because that's when my mind is the quietest. I always have my tape recorder, pen and pad by my bed just in case.
Leona Lewis

After years of begging, I got my parents to get me a little Craig tape recorder, a reel to reel. Then I started recording voices, or recording Jonathan Winters off television and stuff like that.
Dana Carvey
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Recorder Translations

recorder in French is enregistreur
recorder in German is abspieler
recorder in Spanish is grabadora, registrador
recorder in Swedish is bandspelare
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