electrophone


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electrophone

(ɪˈlɛktrəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) music any instrument whose sound is produced by the oscillation of an electric current, such as an electronic organ, synthesizer, etc
electrophonic adj
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At the third level, TUNK generates STRIKE, FORCE, DEENERGIZE, DISCONTINUE, USE, DISBELIEVE, DEFINE, ASCERTAIN but AUSCULTATE generates MEET, RELATE, ELECTROPHONE, SENSIZE, INQUIRE, ITERATE, DEBUNK, UNINVENT--not a single, component verb in common.
Always at the forefront of technology, in 1906 the Mirror installed an Electrophone at its London headquarters to report directly the words of Prime Minister Campbell-Bannerman as he called a General Election.
Montagu chooses to adopt a five-part classification system: idiophones (rigid enough to clang when struck), skin instruments and strings (each requiring tension), winds (hollow with an orifice for blowing), electrophones (a power source).