Origin of phonograph
Examples from the Web for phonograph
Contemporary Examples of phonograph
Radio broadcasts, phonograph recordings, and talking films were bringing culture to the masses.Dreaming of Paris
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Historical Examples of phonograph
Callers can leave a verbal message in the phonograph instead of a note.
The phonograph lay under the very eyes of Science, and yet she did not see it.
Wills and other private deeds may of course be executed by phonograph.
It consists of a tympanum or drum, having a stylus attached as in the phonograph.
This is a convenient arrangement in using the phonograph for correspondence or dictation.
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).