wire recorder
noun Date: 1943 a magnetic recorder using a thin wire as the recording medium • wire-recording noun

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  • wire recording — noun Etymology: wire (I) + recording : magnetic recording on magnetic wire; also : the recording made by this process * * * 1. a recording made on a wire recorder. 2. an act or instance of recording on a wire recorder. * * * wire record …   Useful english dictionary

  • wire recording — 1. a recording made on a wire recorder. 2. an act or instance of recording on a wire recorder. * * * …   Universalium

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