[ graf-uh-fohn ]
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  1. a phonograph for recording and reproducing sounds on wax records.

Origin of graphophone


Other words from graphophone

  • graph·o·phon·ic [graf-uh-fon-ik], /ˌgræf əˈfɒn ɪk/, adjective

Words Nearby graphophone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use graphophone in a sentence

  • Wax is also employed in the 'graphophone' of Mr. Tainter and Professor Bell, which is merely a phonograph under another name.

  • His voice vibrated, reminding her of the voices of those who made sentimental recitations for the graphophone.

  • When Rustler started in again he hopped to the opposite side of the cage, rudely turning his back upon the graphophone.

  • Sixty melodies from these tribes were recorded on the graphophone.

  • Several rooms away a graphophone was playing loudly and boys were singing.

    Left Half Harmon | Ralph Henry Barbour