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Meaning of RECORDER

Pronunciation:  ri'kordur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a woodwind with a vertical pipe and 8 finger holes and a whistle mouthpiece
  2. [n]  equipment for making records
  3. [n]  (British) a barrister or solicitor who serves as part-time judge in towns or boroughs
  4. [n]  someone responsible for keeping records
 

RECORDER is a 8 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: fipple flute, fipple pipe, recording equipment, recording machine, record-keeper, registrar, vertical flute
 
 See Also: black box, cassette recorder, CD burner, compact-disk burner, equipment, flageolet, functionary, judge, jurist, justice, magistrate, magnetic recorder, multichannel recorder, official, oscillograph, pennywhistle, playback, shepherd's pipe, tin whistle, treble recorder, whistle, wood, woodwind, woodwind instrument

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Re*cord"er\ (r?*k?rd"?r), n.
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. (Mus.) A kind of wind instrument resembling the flageolet.
   [Obs.] ``Flutes and soft recorders.'' --Milton.

 
Easton Bible Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

(Heb. mazkir, i.e., "the mentioner," "rememberancer"), the office first held by Jehoshaphat in the court of David (2 Sam. 8:16), also in the court of Solomon (1 Kings 4:3). The next recorder mentioned is Joah, in the reign of Hezekiah (2 Kings 18:18, 37; Isa. 36:3, 22). In the reign of Josiah another of the name of Joah filled this office (2 Chr. 34:8). The "recorder" was the chancellor or vizier of the kingdom. He brought all weighty matters under the notice of the king, "such as complaints, petitions, and wishes of subjects or foreigners. He also drew up papers for the king's guidance, and prepared drafts of the royal will for the scribes. All treaties came under his oversight; and he had the care of the national archives or records, to which, as royal historiographer, like the same state officer in Assyria and Egypt, he added the current annals of the kingdom."

 

 

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