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gram·o·phone

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

[Originally a trademark.]

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

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.

gramophone

British. phonograph.
See also: Phonograph Records
an instrument for reproducing sound from records; phonograph.
See also: Instruments
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
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

gramophone

[ˈgræməfəʊn] n (British)gramophone m

gramophone

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

gramophone

[ˈgræməˌfəʊn] n (Brit) → grammofono

gramophone

(ˈgrӕməfoun) noun
(American ˈphonograph) the old name for a record-player.
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.
They handled a line of cheap gramophones, and did a little with musical boxes.
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.
Furthermore, the museum's collection contains gramophones, gramophone records, musical boxes, original music manuscripts (scores) of Uzeyir Hajibeyov, the founder of the Azerbaijan professional music, Bulbul, the founder of the national professional vocal art, and the famous composers Gara Garayev, Fikret Amirov and other distinguished music figures, personal belongings of the prominent musicians, posters, playbills, photographs, audio and video records, fine art exhibits, sheet music, books and other materials.
Some early phonographs and gramophones have made tens of thousands of pounds at international sales.
The end of hostilities in 1918 might have seen the end of the business, but a combination of the end of austerity and the appearance on the market of innovative wind-up gramophones presented chairman Major S.
Four cars were provided along with books, magazines and papers plus a piano and gramophones.
Shoppers were entertained by Gramophone DJs with their vintage gramophones and anyone feeling peckish was able to try a range of delicious sweet and savoury treats available at Alice's Kitchen.
And here, we repair gramophones -- both electronic and key driven ones that date back to the ' 50s.
My favourites were a trio of childfriendly wind-up gramophones, intended for the playroom or else a picnic in the garden.
In his book Scarred Hearts, the Romanian Existentialist artist Max Blecher (1909-1938), who was bedridden for most of his short life, describes the following pastime of the summer inmates of a sanatorium: "They place gramophones next to each other and then, upon a signal, turn them all on concurrently (.