Radio broadcasts, phonograph recordings, and talking films were bringing culture to the masses.
Permission was graciously accorded, and, depositing the phonograph, Droop hurried back to get his records.
The children and the phonograph had long ago attended to that.
The pictures will be held back by the phonograph as long as it is more limited in its range.
She says her clothesline goes out fifty feet, and they have a phonograph.
The furor had its effect in stimulating a desire everywhere on the part of everybody to see and hear the phonograph.
We have a phonograph with a rasping voice that plays from morning to night.
Are all words like those which are recorded by a phonograph?
We had the phonograph going, served lemonade, biscuits, sweets and cigarettes.
Unfortunately the phonograph company had chosen another voice instead of Vonnie's for the record.
1835, "character representing a sound," literally "writer of sounds," from phono- "sound" + -graph "instrument for recording; something written." Meaning "an instrument that produces sounds from records" (talking phonograph, invented by Thomas A. Edison) it is attested from 1877. The recording made from it at first was called a phonogram (1879).