phonograph
Pronunciation
  • (RP) IPA: /ˈfəʊnəˌɡɹɑːf/
  • (GA) IPA: /ˈfoʊnəˌɡɹæf/
Noun

phonograph (plural phonographs)

  1. A device that captures sound waves onto an engraved archive; a lathe.
  2. (British, historical) A device that records or plays sound from cylinder records.
  3. (North America, historical) A record player.
  4. (dated) A character or symbol used to represent a sound, especially one used in phonography.
Synonyms Translations Verb

phonograph (phonographs, present participle phonographing; past and past participle phonographed)

  1. (transitive, dated) To record for playback by phonograph.
  2. (transitive, dated) To transcribe into phonographic symbols.



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