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Meaning of GRAMOPHONE

Pronunciation:  'gramu`fown

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically
 

GRAMOPHONE is a 10 letter word that starts with G.

 

 Synonyms: acoustic gramophone
 
 See Also: phonograph, record player, Victrola

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Gram"o*phone\, n. [Gr. ? a thing drawn or written
(fr. ? write) + -phone, as in telephone.]
An instrument for recording, preserving, and reproducing
sounds, the record being a tracing of a phonautograph etched
in some solid material. Reproduction is accomplished by means
of a system attached to an elastic diaphragm.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: audio sound system, audiophile, binaural system, bitch box, bullhorn, cartridge, ceramic pickup, changer, crystal pickup, derived four-channel system, discrete four-channel system, four-channel stereo system, hi-fi, hi-fi fan, high-fidelity, intercom, intercommunication system, jukebox, magnetic pickup, monaural system, mono, needle, nickelodeon, PA, PA system, phonograph, photoelectric pickup, pickup, public-address system, quadraphonic sound system, radio-phonograph combination, record changer, record player, sound reproduction system, sound truck, squawk box, stereo, stylus, system, tape deck, tape recorder, tone arm, transcription turntable, turntable, Victrola
 

 

 

 

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