A gramophone occupied a side table, and skins and pictures were hanging on the walls.
It attracted me as did the gramophone, the camera, the automobile.
While the regimental officers were listening to a gramophone playing the Rakoczy march, a bomb exploded among them.
The slogan of the musical advance guard is "a gramophone in every school."
We regaled him with wassail and gramophone and explained the situation to him.
In Fig. 151c the construction of the gramophone reproducer is shown in section.
There is this about a gramophone: it is a thing that speaks the home tongue.
Some gramophone records have as many as 250 turns to the inch.
From the distant sound of the gramophone, he gathered that Grace Powers was engaged upstairs with a pupil.
A gramophone with a large supply of records was, I think, our best friend.
1887, trademark by German-born U.S. inventor Emil Berliner (1851-1929), an inversion of phonogram (1884) "the tracing made by a phonograph needle," coined from Greek phone "voice, sound" (see fame (n.)) + gramma "something written" (see grammar).
Berliner's machine used a flat disc and succeeded with the public. Edison's phonograph used a cylinder and did not. Despised by linguistic purists (Weekley calls gramophone "An atrocity formed by reversing phonogram") who tried to at least amend it to grammophone, it was replaced by record player after mid-1950s.