telegraphone

[ tuh-leg-ruh-fohn ]
/ təˈlɛg rəˌfoʊn /
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noun

an early magnetic sound-recording device for use with wire, tape, or disks.

Nearby words

  1. telegraph,
  2. telegraph buoy,
  3. telegraph plant,
  4. telegraphese,
  5. telegraphic,
  6. telegraphy,
  7. telegu,
  8. telehealth,
  9. telekinesis,
  10. telekinetic

Origin of telegraphone

From the Danish word telegraphon, dating back to 1885–90. See tele-1, grapho-, -phone

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