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Origin of gramophone
OTHER WORDS FROM gramophonegram·o·phon·ic [gram-uh-fon-ik], /ˌgræm əˈfɒn ɪk/, gram·o·phon·i·cal, adjectivegram·o·phon·i·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use gramophone in a sentence
The landlord, an unstoppable gramophone of garrulity, entering by the street-door and bearing down upon him, put him to flight.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
She stood staring down a row of pink gramophone throats till he rejoined her and slipped his arm through hers.Summer|Edith Wharton
There was a click and two doors, ludicrously like the doors which deaden the volume of gramophone music, flew open.The Daffodil Mystery|Edgar Wallace
Its pivot had been destroyed in transit and Correll had replaced it by a gramophone needle, which was found too insensitive.
Speeches, toasts and a gramophone concert made the evening pass quickly and enjoyably.
British Dictionary definitions for gramophone
- 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 hornUS and Canadian name: phonograph
- (as modifier)a gramophone record