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phonoscope

[foh-nuh-skohp] /ˈfoʊ nəˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
an instrument for making visible the motions or properties of a sounding body.
2.
a device for testing the quality of strings for musical instruments.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; phono- + -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for phonoscope

phonoscope

/ˈfəʊnəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
a device that renders visible the vibrations of sound waves
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