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tape machine

a tape recorder.
Origin of tape machine
First recorded in 1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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Examples from the Web for tape machine
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  • The tape machine resembles that just described in many details.

    How it Works Archibald Williams
  • Then I yelled as Wilcox shoved his hand down toward the tape machine.

    Let'em Breathe Space Lester del Rey
  • Wilcox shook his head slowly, settling back against the tape machine.

    Let'em Breathe Space Lester del Rey
  • There was a knock at the door and a sub-editor came in with a long white strip just torn from the tape machine.

    The City in the Clouds C. Ranger Gull
  • There were telephones upon his desk, a tape machine, and a private instrument connected with the telegraph department.

    The Kingdom of the Blind E. Phillips Oppenheim
British Dictionary definitions for tape machine

tape machine

another word for tape recorder
a telegraphic receiving device that records messages electronically or on ticker tape US equivalent ticker
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