What is Recorder?

Recorder definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
a person who records, especially as an official duty.
English Law. a judge in a city or borough court.(formerly) the legal adviser of a city or borough, with responsibility for keeping a record of legal actions and local customs.

a recording or registering apparatus or device.
a device for recording sound, images, or data by electrical, magnetic, or optical means.
an end-blown flute having a fipple mouthpiece, eight finger holes, and a soft, mellow tone.