A term collectors and enthusiasts of automatic musical instruments use as shorthand to describe any sort of automatic instrument, to distinguish it from the regular hand-played version to which it is similar.
Also used as an adjective to emphasize the automatic capapility of the instrument.
"That piano has the most wonderful touch."...
"Not only that, it's also a player!"
"Here's the piano I have for sale."
"That's good, but is it a player?"
"The organ not only has the regular console, but it is a player as well."
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