Origin of phonograph
Examples from the Web for phonograph
Radio broadcasts, phonograph recordings, and talking films were bringing culture to the masses.
This effects the same purpose as the phonograph, but in a somewhat different manner.How it Works|Archibald Williams
The phonograph is not equally sympathetic with all classes of sounds.The Romance of Modern Invention|Archibald Williams
The phonograph and the projector are run by two motors of exactly the same size and power, from the same wires.The Boy's Book of New Inventions|Harry E. Maule
The recording diaphragm of a phonograph is a window pane bearing a stylus adapted to engrave a groove in a record blank.Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1|Kempster Miller
Jerrys imitation of a phonograph rendering a popular song of her own impromptu composition ended suddenly.Marjorie Dean College Freshman|Pauline Lester
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).