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phonograph

  

      n  
1    an early form of gramophone capable of recording and reproducing sound on wax cylinders  
2       another U.S. and Canadian word for       gramophone       record player  
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gramophone  
      n  
1   
a      (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 horn,   (U.S. and Canadian name)    phonograph         
b    (as modifier)  
a gramophone record     
2    the technique and practice of recording sound on disc  
the gramophone has made music widely available     
     (C19: originally a trademark, perhaps based on an inversion of phonogram; see phono-, -gram)  
  gramophonic      adj  


phonograph         
      n  
1    an early form of gramophone capable of recording and reproducing sound on wax cylinders  
2       another U.S. and Canadian word for       gramophone       record player  

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