Etymology
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turntable (n.)

also turn-table, "circular platform designed to turn upon its center," 1835, originally in the railroad sense, from turn (v.) + table (n.). The record-player sense is attested from 1908.

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Definitions of turntable

turntable (n.)
a circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played;
turntable (n.)
a revolving tray placed on a dining table;
Synonyms: lazy Susan
turntable (n.)
a rotatable platform with a track; used to turn locomotives and cars;
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