tone arm

or tonearm


noun

the free-swinging bracket of a phonograph containing the pickup.

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Also called pickup arm.

Origin of tone arm

First recorded in 1910–15
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British Dictionary definitions for tone arm

tone arm

noun

another name for pick-up (def. 1)
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