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TURNTABLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does turntable mean? 

TURNTABLE (noun)
  The noun TURNTABLE has 3 senses:

1. a circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played
2. a revolving tray placed on a dining table
3. a rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars

  Familiarity information: TURNTABLE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


TURNTABLE (noun)


Sense 1turntable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("turntable" is a kind of...):

platform (a raised horizontal surface)

Holonyms ("turntable" is a part of...):

phonograph; record player (machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically)


Sense 2turntable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A revolving tray placed on a dining table

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

lazy Susan; turntable

Hypernyms ("turntable" is a kind of...):

tray (an open receptacle for holding or displaying or serving articles or food)


Sense 3turntable [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("turntable" is a kind of...):

platform (a raised horizontal surface)


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