Player

Player may refer to:
* Player (dating), slang term for a (usually male, but also female) individual skilled at sexual seduction
* Player (game), a participant in a game
** Player character
** Player-coach
** Player-manager
** Player (political)

Theatre, film, and television

* An actor
* Bravo 2, a television channel, originally known as "Player", focusing on gambling
* "The Player" (1971), a rare film featuring billiards legend "Minnesota Fats" (Rudolph Wanderone Jr.) as himself
* "The Player" (1992), a satirical film directed by Robert Altman about a cynical Hollywood film producer

Music

* Player (band), a 1970s rock band from Los Angeles, California
* Player (M. Pokora album), French singer M. Pokora's second album

Technology

* CD player
* DVD player
* Player piano
* Record player
* Tape player

Computing
* Media player (application software), a piece of software tailored for playing back different forms of multimedia file formats
* Player (software), a robot interface specification and software system

ee also

*
* Players
* Playhour


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  • Player — Play er, n. 1. One who plays, or amuses himself; one without serious aims; an idler; a trifler. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. One who plays any game. [1913 Webster] 3. A dramatic actor. Shak. [1913 Webster] 4. One who plays on an instrument of music. A …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • player — noun Date: 14th century one that plays: as a. a person who plays a game b. musician c. actor d. a device that reproduces recorded material (as video images or music) from a usually specified medium < a CD player > e. one actively involved… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Player-manager — is a sports term used to described a manager of a team who is also registered to play for the team. In football (soccer), this situation usually arises when a manager leaves a team suddenly, and the chairman has to make a quick decision to… …   Wikipedia

  • Player versus environment — Player versus environment, or PvE, is a term used in MMORPGs, MUDs and other online computer role playing games. Usually a PvE mode can be played alone, with human companions or even with AI companions. The PvE mode may contain a storyline that… …   Wikipedia

  • Player piano — The player piano is a self playing piano, containing a pneumatic mechanism that plays on the piano action pre programmed music via perforated paper rolls. The rise of the player piano grew with the rise of the mass produced piano in the house and …   Wikipedia

  • Player versus player — This article is about the gaming term. For the webcomic, see PvP. Player versus player, or PvP, is a type of multiplayer interactive conflict within a game between two or more live participants.[1] This is in contrast to games where players… …   Wikipedia

  • Player of the year award — Several sports leagues honor their best player with an award called Player of the Year. In the United States, this type of award is usually called a Most Valuable Player award. The awards with the player of the year phrasing include these.In… …   Wikipedia

  • Player (band) — Infobox musical artist Name = Player Background = group or band Years active = 1977 1982 ; 1995 Present Origin = Los Angeles, California United States Genre = Rock, Pop, Soft rock, Disco Label = RSO, Casablanca URL = [http://player theband.com/… …   Wikipedia

  • Player's Choice — This article is about the series of video games; for the retail chain, see Player s Choice Video Games .Player s Choice is a marketing label used by Nintendo to promote video games on Nintendo game consoles which have sold well; Player s Choice… …   Wikipedia

  • Player Efficiency Rating — The Player Efficiency Rating is ESPN Insider writer John Hollinger s all in one basketball rating, which boils down all of a player s contributions into one number. Using a detailed formula, Hollinger developed a system that rates every player s… …   Wikipedia


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