phonograph record


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Noun1.phonograph record - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groovephonograph record - sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
acetate disk, phonograph recording disk - a disk coated with cellulose acetate
LP, L-P - a long-playing phonograph record; designed to be played at 33.3 rpm
78, seventy-eight - a shellac based phonograph record that played at 78 revolutions per minute
audio recording, sound recording, audio - a recording of acoustic signals
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And it never goes high up, or sharp, or squeaky, or scratchy, like some women's voices when they're mad, or fresh, or excited, till they remind me of a bum phonograph record.
The phonograph record, therefore, is eminently adapted for preservation in a library.
Edison, it turned out, had given us not only the electric lightbulb and the phonograph record, but the eventual revelation of the latter's mendacity under the harsh glare of the former.
In commenting on the global, even inter-galactic significance of Bulgarian music, program director Antonov mentioned that a voice from the country was included on the gold-plated phonograph record attached to Voyager launched 1977 as a means of introducing Earth to any alien the spacecraft might pass.
Each Voyager is carrying a gold-plated copper phonograph record with analog images and sounds from Earth, along with a cartridge, needle and playing instructions.
The first disc-type phonograph record was demonstrated publicly this month in 1888.
My story about galactic rotation reports on new measurements of how quickly the sun orbits the galactic center, like a dot on a phonograph record circling around and around as the record plays.
The disc jockey (DJ) movement came into its own after World War Two, when phonograph record production spiraled upward.
Robert Coe wrote: "The mystery and fascination of just hearing a voice or a phonograph record over the air was not enough to sustain audience interest .
One of the two original songs the band selected for their 45 RPM phonograph record was "Merry, Merry Lou.
Fessenden is rarely mentioned in the press without the epithet "Father of Radio Broadcasting," and the tale of the Yuletide broadcast is often recounted, complete with the full program of the show--short speech, a phonograph record of a Handel orchestral piece, some violin playing by Fessenden himself, a Christmas carol, and a Bible reading.
I refer to the unnamed narrator/hero of the Broadway musical ``The Drowsy Chaperone,'' a man so besotted by a 1920s- era musical comedy that he played his scratchy phonograph record, bringing the show to life in his apartment to simultaneously revere and mock it as circumstances dictate.