turntable
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈtɜːnteɪb(ə)l/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈtɝnˌteɪbəl/
Noun

turntable (plural turntables)

  1. A circular rotating#Adjective|rotating platform.
    1. (music) The circular rotating platform of a record player or a disk jockey's console on which the record#Noun|record rest#Verb|rests during play#Noun|play; (by extension), a record player.
      Synonyms: the ones and twos
    2. (rail transport, road transport) A rotating platform placed in a circular#Adjective|circular pit#Noun|pit, used for turn#Verb|turning locomotives, cars, or truck#Noun|trucks.
Translations
  • French: platine
  • Russian: верту́шка
Translations
  • French: platine tourne-disque, table de lecture
  • Italian: piatto
  • Spanish: tocadiscos, tornamesas
Translations Translations Translations Verb

turntable (turntables, present participle turntabling; past and past participle turntabled)

  1. (transitive, music) To play#Verb|play (a record#Noun|record) using a turntable.
  2. (intransitive) To rotate or turn around use#Verb|using, or as if using, a turntable.
  3. (intransitive, music) To manipulate sound#Noun|sound using turntables; to perform turntablism.



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