gramophone

[gram-uh-fohn]
noun
a phonograph.

Origin:
1887; originally a trademark; apparently inversion of phonogram now obsolete name for a phonographic cylinder

gramophonic [gram-uh-fon-ik] , gramophonical, adjective
gramophonically, adverb
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gramophone (ˈɡræməˌfəʊn)
 
n
1.  a.  Also called: acoustic gramophone, US and Canadian name: phonograph a device for reproducing the sounds stored on a record: now usually applied to the nearly obsolete type that uses a clockwork motor and acoustic horn
 b.  (as modifier): a gramophone record
2.  the technique and practice of recording sound on disc: the gramophone has made music widely available
 
[C19: originally a trademark, perhaps based on an inversion of phonogram; see phono-, -gram]
 
gramophonic
 
adj

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Gramophone
1887, trademark by German-born U.S. inventor Emil Berliner (1851-1929), an inversion of phonogram (1884) "the tracing made by a phonograph needle," coined from Gk. phone "voice, sound" (see fame) + gramma "something written." Berliner's machine used a flat disc and succeeded
with the public. Edison's phonograph used a cylinder and did not. Despised by linguistic purists (Weekley calls gramophone "An atrocity formed by reversing phonogram") who tried to at least amend it to grammophone, it was replaced by record player after mid-1950s.
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Example sentences
Well, you have both of them on your gramophone and in your book of photographs.
Band concerts and gramophone music also entertained bed-ridden patients.
She was clearly devoted to music but she had to make her own because her family did not possess a gramophone.
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