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noun as in turntable

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The entertainment featured a phonograph recording of the late Thomas Edison and a radio show broadcast from a plane flying overhead.

Radio broadcasts, phonograph recordings, and talking films were bringing culture to the masses.

There was some sort of a phonograph device under the cowl of that get-away car, and this was hooked up to the radio switch.

In the early Edison phonograph the sound vibrations were registered on a tinfoil-covered cylinder.

It was then that he straightened away from her and looked without seeing at the blur of light which was the phonograph.

The one electric lamp was lighted, so that the phonograph in one corner became only a bit of reflected light.

When the steel point of a compass is lost, a phonograph needle makes a good substitute.


On this page you'll find 8 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to phonograph, such as: stereo, gramophone, hi-fi, machine, victrola, and graphophone.

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