turntable

turntable
turntable NOUN 1) a circular revolving plate supporting a gramophone record as it is played. 2) a circular revolving platform for turning a railway locomotive.

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  • Turntable — Turn ta ble, n. A large revolving platform, for turning railroad cars, locomotives, etc., in a different direction; called also {turnplate}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • turntable — (n.) 1835, originally in the railroad sense, from TURN (Cf. turn) (v.) + TABLE (Cf. table) (n.). The record player sense is attested from 1908 …   Etymology dictionary

  • turntable — [tʉrn′tā΄bəl] n. a circular rotating platform; specif., a) a platform of this kind for supporting a phonograph record being played; also, such a platform together with the tonearm, stylus, etc. b) a platform carrying track to turn a locomotive… …   English World dictionary

  • Turntable — A turntable is generally a rotating platform, and may refer to:In music* A constant speed, motor driven phonograph/gramophone. * Modern musical instrument used in turntablism. * Turntable (song), a TLC song from their album 3D . * A turntable hit …   Wikipedia

  • Turntable — Der SL 1210 MK2 von Technics, der weltweit meistgenutzte Profi Plattenspieler Als Plattenspieler (engl. Turntable oder record player) bezeichnet man ein üblicherweise elektrisches Gerät zum Abspielen von (analogen) Schallplatten. Vorläufer waren… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • turntable — UK [ˈtɜː(r)nˌteɪb(ə)l] / US [ˈtɜrnˌteɪb(ə)l] noun [countable] Word forms turntable : singular turntable plural turntables 1) a) a record player, especially the type used by djs b) a flat round part of a record player that you put records on to… …   English dictionary

  • turntable — Synonyms and related words: Gramophone, PA, PA system, Victrola, audio sound system, audiophile, binaural system, bitch box, bullhorn, cartridge, ceramic pickup, changer, crystal pickup, derived four channel system, discrete four channel system,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • turntable — [[t]tɜ͟ː(r)nteɪb(ə)l[/t]] turntables N COUNT A turntable is the flat, round part of a record player on which a record is put when it is played …   English dictionary

  • Turntable Timmy — is a book authored by Michael Perry and illustrated by Doug Cunningham, and is a soon[when?] to be an animated cartoon. The book is published by Last Gasp, and the cartoon series is animated by Rebel Static. Contents 1 The Book 2 …   Wikipedia

  • turntable doctrine — n. Another term for “attractive nuisance,” so called because railroad turntables are known to attract children who can be harmed by playing on them. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …   Law dictionary

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