Part of speech: noun

A mechanism for recording sounds and reproducing them.

Part of speech: noun

A phonographic character.

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Usage examples "phonograph":

  1. Mr. Keen calmly dropped his elbow on the concealed button which prepared a hidden phonograph for the reception of every word that passed between them. - "The Tracer of Lost Persons", Robert W. Chambers.
  2. " I refuse to play the part of a phonograph all the time. - "Edgar Saltus: The Man", Marie Saltus.
  3. He went about for several days dining with friends, conferring with Edwards and the directors of the New Opinion, and slowly shaping his " experiences abroad" into phonograph records that played themselves automatically under the needles of questions. - "Erik Dorn", Ben Hecht.