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Machines for playing sound or pictures

boom box

noun

a ghetto blaster

CD player

noun

a piece of equipment used for playing CDs with music on them

deck

noun

a tape deck

decks

noun

the turntables (=flat round parts of a record player) that DJs use for mixing records on

earphones

noun

a piece of electronic equipment with parts that you wear over your ears to listen to recorded music

earpiece

noun

a small piece of electronic equipment that you put in your ear in order to listen to something, especially recorded music

ghetto blaster

noun

a radio or other piece of sound equipment that is large enough to play music very loudly, but small enough to carry. This word is sometimes considered offensive.

gramophone

noun

a record player

hi-fi

noun

a piece of electronic equipment used for playing recorded music

iPod

a small music player with headphones that you carry around with you and on which you can store large amounts of music, especially music from the Internet

jukebox

noun

a machine that plays music when you put money in it

MP3 player

noun

a piece of equipment used for playing MP3 files

needle

noun

a very small sharp part on a record player that touches the record and helps to produce the sound

personal stereo

noun

a small cassette player or CD player that you could carry around and listen to through headphones. They were mostly replaced by digital audio players.

phonograph

noun

an old word for a record player

pickup

noun

the part of a record player that touches the record and sends the sound to the speakers

recorder

noun

a piece of equipment that records sound or pictures, especially a tape recorder

record player

noun

a piece of equipment for playing music on records

stereo

noun

a set of electronic equipment with two speakers, used for listening to the radio, CDs, and cassettes

stereo system

noun

a stereo

stylus

noun

a small object on a record player that touches the record and helps to produce sound

surround sound

noun

a system of speakers that plays the sound from a television or a music system from several different directions around you, so that it seems very natural

tape deck

noun

a piece of equipment for playing tapes, especially music cassettes, that is part of a set of equipment containing speakers and an amplifier

tape recorder

noun

a piece of equipment used for playing cassettes

tape recorder

noun

a piece of equipment used for playing tape or recording sound on tape

turntable

noun

a record player, especially the type used by DJs

turntable

noun

a flat round part of a record player that you put records on to play them

VCR

noun

video cassette recorder: a video recorder

video

noun

a video recorder

video recorder

noun

a piece of equipment used in the past for showing films recorded on video cassettes, recording television programmes etc

Walkman

a type of small cassette or CD player that you could carry around and listen to through headphones. They were mostly replaced by digital audio players.

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any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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