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 message is recorded on phonograph record - a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk called the Golden Record, and contains images and sounds that show the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
However, as Emil Brunner pointed out, when playing an old phonograph record of a great voice like Caruso, replete with scratches, clicks and pops due to age and wear, only a fool listens to just the clicks and pops and misses hearing Caruso altogether.
Precision and time-saving have been achieved in numerous ways and we are now equipped to record simultaneously the four characteristics of sound with synchronized cameras and, at the same time, make a durable phonograph record, all from the original rendition of music or speech in a single transmitter.
The message is carried on a 12-inch gold-plated copper disk phonograph record containing sounds and images selected to portray the diversity of life and culture on Earth.
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.
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 .