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EtymologyEdit

From phono- +‎ -graph.

NounEdit

phonograph (plural phonographs)

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

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VerbEdit

phonograph (third-person singular simple present phonographs, present participle phonographing, simple 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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