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pho·no·graph

 (fō′nə-grăf′)
n.
A machine that reproduces sound by means of a stylus in contact with a grooved rotating disk.

pho′no·graph′ic adj.
pho′no·graph′i·cal·ly adv.
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phonograph

(ˈfəʊnəˌɡrɑːf; -ˌɡræf)
n
1. (Music, other) an early form of gramophone capable of recording and reproducing sound on wax cylinders
2. (Music, other) Also called: gramophone or record player US and Canadian a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record: now usually applied to the nearly obsolete type that uses a clockwork motor and acoustic horn
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pho•no•graph

(ˈfoʊ nəˌgræf, -ˌgrɑf)

n.
any sound-reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or grooved disks.
[1877]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.phonograph - machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronicallyphonograph - machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
audio system, sound system - a system of electronic equipment for recording or reproducing sound
cartridge, pickup - an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
acoustic gramophone, gramophone - an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically
jukebox, nickelodeon - a cabinet containing an automatic record player; records are played by inserting a coin
machine - any mechanical or electrical device that transmits or modifies energy to perform or assist in the performance of human tasks
radio chassis - a chassis for a radio receiver
auto-changer, record changer, changer - an automatic mechanical device on a record player that causes new records to be played without manual intervention
pickup arm, tone arm, pickup - mechanical device consisting of a light balanced arm that carries the cartridge
turntable - a circular horizontal platform that rotates a phonograph record while it is being played
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Translations
فونوغْراف: الحاكي
gramofon
pladespiller
fonografas
gramofons

phonograph

[ˈfəʊnəgrɑːf] N (US) → fonógrafo m, tocadiscos m inv
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phonograph

[ˈfəʊnəgrɑːf] n (US)électrophone m
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phonograph

n (old, US) → Phonograph m
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phonograph

[ˈfəʊnəˌgrɑːf] (old) nfonografo (Am) → giradischi m inv
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

phonograph

(ˈfəunəgraːf) , (ˈfounəgraf) noun
(American) a gramophone.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Matus does make the interesting point, however, that "already in the 1850s inventions such as that of the phonoautograph [s/c]were stimulating the cultural imagination of what it might mean to ...
He outlines the difference between the phonoautograph, a visually oriented machine invented by Edouard Leon Scott (1856), the cylinder recording and player developed by Thomas Edison (1877), and the gramophone created by Emile Berliner (1888).
Alexander Graham Bell spent a holiday in Ontario in 1874 constructing an "ear phonoautograph" from a stalk of hay and a dead man's ear before managing to transmit speech by telephone in 1876.