Definition of Dictaphone

1. Noun. A tape recorder that records and reproduces dictation.

Generic synonyms: Tape Machine, Tape Recorder



Definition of Dictaphone

1. n. A form of phonographic recorder and reproducer adapted for use in dictation, as in business.

Definition of Dictaphone

1. Noun. A common term for dictation machines. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dictaphone

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dicrotic wave
dicrotism
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dictaphone (current term)
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Literary usage of Dictaphone

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1. Office Management, Its Principles and Practice: Covering Organization by Lee Galloway (1918)
"dictaphone Operator Training Employees desiring to become dictaphone operators must take ... The operation of the dictaphone is merely a matter of practice, ..."

2. The Girl and the Job by Helen Christene Hoerle, Florence B.. Saltzberg (1919)
"... a phonograph-like machine into which the business man talks and dictates his letters. The dictaphone operator then adjusts the machine to her ears and ..."

3. Something Else Again by Franklin Pierce Adams (1920)
"[And here is a suggestion: Did you ever try dictating your stories or articles to the dictaphone for the first draft? I would be glad to have you come down ..."

4. Office Administration by John William Schulze (1919)
"There remains one last question to be settled, which is whether the stenographic, dictaphone and typing service should be centralized, or the work of each ..."

5. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1844)
"OR HAS dictaphone SET YOU FREE? Joe ami Johnnie are "working Thanks to ... That's your cue to call your local dictaphone office—or till out the coupon. ..."

6. Humanizing Industry by Rose Caroline Feld (1920)
"fered in typewriting, elementary bookkeeping, stenography, accountancy, dictaphone dictation and ..."

7. Secret Memoirs: The Court of Royal Saxony, 1891-1902. The Story of Louise by Henry William Fischer (1912)
"... LOVE AFFAIRS AND MINE The Grand Duchess tells me how she cudgeled George—Living dictaphone employed—Shows him who is ..."

8. Natural Gas and Gasoline Journal (1918)
"I saw one and another of the employes of the office go to the dictaphone, and picking up the mouthpiece, say a few words, then hanging up the mouthpiece, ..."

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