gramophone

See also: Gramophone

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From Gramophone (a trademark), coined by Emile Berliner after the invention of the first phonograph, from Ancient Greek γράμμα (gramma, letter) and φωνή (fone, sound).

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gramophone (plural gramophones)

  1. (UK, dated) A historic wind-up record player that acoustically reproduces sound from a disk rather than a cylinder record.

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  • The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1914
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