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phonographic

[foh-nuh-graf-ik] /ˌfoʊ nəˈgræf ɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of a phonograph.
2.
of, pertaining to, or noting phonography.
Also, phonographical.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40 in sense “pertaining to phonograms”; 1878 for current senses; phonograph, phonograph(y) + -ic
Related forms
phonographically, adverb
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Examples for phonographic
  • Jazz, fortunately, can be preserved on phonographic records for our descendants.
  • For several years a commercial and phonographic department was added.
  • The second part of the programme consisted of a phonographic concert.
British Dictionary definitions for phonographic

phonographic

/ˌfəʊnəˈɡræfɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to phonography
2.
of or relating to the recording of music
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Word Origin and History for phonographic
adj.

1840, originally in reference to shorthand; see phono- + graphic. Modern sense from 1878.

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