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314. Phonograph Records

audiophile
a person especially interested in high-fidelity sound equipment and recordings on tape or disks.
audiophilia
1. the state or condition of an audiophile.
2. the state of one who listens to high-fidelity equipment solely for the quality of reproduction. audiophilic, adj.
discography, diskography
1. a list of musical recordings, usually with commentary, often concerning one composer, performer, or performing group.
2. the analysis, history, or classification of musical recordings.
3. the methods of such analysis or classification. discographer, diskographer, n. discographical, diskographical, adj.
discophily, diskophily
the zealous study and collection of phonograph records. Also called phonophily . discophile, diskophile, n.
gramophile
British. a lover and collector of phonograph records.
gramophone
British. phonograph.
graphophone
an instrument for reproducing sound from records; a phonograph; a gramophone.
nickelodeon
a juke-box, record-player, or player piano operated by the insertion of a nickel or other coin. See also 159. FILMS .
phonophily
discophily.

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phonograph

pho·no·graph / ˈfōnəˌgraf/ • n. a record player. ∎  chiefly hist. an early sound-reproducing machine that used cylinders to record as well as reproduce sound. DERIVATIVES: pho·no·graph·ic / ˌfōnəˈgrafik/ adj.

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phonograph

phonograph. Same as gramophone and used in USA. The term was devised by Edison for his recording machine, the record or wax cylinder being called a phonogram.

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phonograph

phonograph: see record player.

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