Definition of Gramophone

1. Noun. An antique record player; the sound of the vibrating needle is amplified acoustically.

Exact synonyms: Acoustic Gramophone
Generic synonyms: Phonograph, Record Player
Specialized synonyms: Victrola



Definition of Gramophone

1. n. 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.

Definition of Gramophone

1. Noun. (rfv-sense) (obsolete) A brand of phonograph that introduced disk records. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) A Grammy ¹

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gramophone

1. [n -S]

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Literary usage of Gramophone

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1. Researches in Experimental Phonetics: The Study of Speech Curves by Edward Wheeler Scripture (1906)
"For a gramophone record the microscope is useless because the waves are so drawn ... The gramophone tracing apparatus is first described because it was the ..."

2. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"gramophone Co., LTD. ... May 24, 1935 gramophone records made of the performances of foreign artists may be ..."

3. Museums Journal by Museums Association (1908)
"PRESERVATION OF gramophone RECORDS.—With reference to the paragraph entitled ... Consequently, although the Paris Opera gramophone Museum may be the first ..."

4. Persian Miniatures by Harrison Griswold Dwight (1917)
"Masud-i-Sad-i-Salman A gramophone, God wot, is a thing of horror. The scrape of its needle would be detestable enough to the ear, without its cheapness of ..."

5. A Musical Motley by Ernest Newman (1919)
"THE gramophone IN THE PAST I WAS mitigating the rigours of a railway journey the ... What would we not give now, for instance, to hear on the gramophone the ..."

6. The Book Buyer by Charles Scribner's Sons (1896)
"For Sale ьу an Music Dealers. Send for Catalogue. Free of Course. NATIONAL gramophone COMPANY, 874 to 880 Broadway, New York City. ..."

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