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gram·o·phone

 (grăm′ə-fōn′)
n.
A record player; a phonograph.

[Originally a trademark.]
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gramophone

(ˈɡræməˌfəʊn)
n
1. (Music, other)
a. Also called: acoustic gramophone 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. US and Canadian name: phonograph
b. (as modifier): a gramophone record.
2. (Music, other) the technique and practice of recording sound on disc: the gramophone has made music widely available.
[C19: originally a trademark, perhaps based on an inversion of phonogram; see phono-, -gram]
gramophonic adj
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gram•o•phone

(ˈgræm əˌfoʊn)

n.
Chiefly Brit. phonograph.
[1887; orig. a trademark; appar. inversion of phonogram a phonographic cylinder]
gram`o•phon′ic (-ˈfɒn ɪk) gram`o•phon′i•cal, adj.
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gramophone

British. phonograph.
See also: Phonograph Records
an instrument for reproducing sound from records; phonograph.
See also: Instruments
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gramophone - an antique record playergramophone - an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically
phonograph, record player - machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically
Victrola - a brand of gramophone
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Translations
الغراموفون: الحاكي
gramofon
grammofon
plötuspilari
gramofonas
gramofons

gramophone

(o.f.) [ˈgræməfəʊn] (Brit)
A. Ngramófono m
B. CPD gramophone needle Naguja f de gramófono
gramophone record Ndisco m de gramófono
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gramophone

[ˈgræməfəʊn] n (British)gramophone m
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gramophone

n (Brit old) → Grammophon® nt (dated), → Grammofon nt; gramophone recordSchallplatte f
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gramophone

[ˈgræməˌfəʊn] n (Brit) → grammofono
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gramophone

(ˈgrӕməfoun) noun
(American ˈphonograph) the old name for a record-player.
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References in classic literature ?
A gramophone, by the help of suitable records, might relate to us the incidents of its past; and people are not so different from gramophones as they like to believe.
[Closer again] We keep records of every stage--dozens of gramophone disks and photographs--
"Why, you were doin' a music-hall turn of imitations all the way--more like a runaway gramophone than a man."
They handled a line of cheap gramophones, and did a little with musical boxes.
It's like this, you see--I sell gramophones. Naturally I got to make 'em talk and tootle a bit to show 'em orf.
The Alhamra Reference Library is consisting of rare audio, video, gramophone, scripts and classical music collections and exhibitions to street cards.
The library consists of rare audio, video, gramophone, scripts and classical music collections and invitation cards of visual art exhibitions held in 40s and 50s.
The Library has rare audio/video tapes, gramophone, scripts and classical music collections.
1929: Building is bought by the Gramophone Company and converted into recording studios.
To recover some stolen supplies, a couple of the supervisors at the American-owned Oriental Consolidated Mining Company (OCMC) took an old gramophone and had an interpreter record a message in Korean that an evil spirit would haunt the graves of the ancestors of the men who had stolen supplies from the mine.
Early phonographs and gramophones can make a lot more - like the HMV table-top horn gramophone that sold in 1995 for over [euro]14,000.
The BBC's Great British Railway Journeys, hosted by Michael Portillo, visited the park to learn about how, in September 1909, Prestwich shop keeper William Grimshaw attracted 40,000 people to listen to him play music on his gramophone.