What does the word phonograph mean?

Usage examples for 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 by Robert W. Chambers
  2. " I refuse to play the part of a phonograph all the time. – Edgar Saltus: The Man by 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 by Ben Hecht