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Synonyms for phonograph

machine in which rotating records cause a stylus to vibrate and the vibrations are amplified acoustically or electronically

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The phonograph was now playing a stirring march tune and the Magician unlocked his cabinet and took out the gold bottle containing the Powder of Life.
He shut off the phonograph with a snap, started toward the door after her, then abruptly flung himself into a chair.
Between the fireplace and the phonograph table is a stand for newspapers.
Besides the easy chair, the piano bench, and two chairs at the phonograph table, there is one stray chair.
We'll set her talking; and I'll take it down first in Bell's visible Speech; then in broad Romic; and then we'll get her on the phonograph so that you can turn her on as often as you like with the written transcript before you.
Suddenly the cook cried in his phonograph voice: "It wass his own death made him speak so!
There were small Rajahs, escorts coughing in the veranda, who came to buy curiosities - such as phonographs and mechanical toys.
1888: The first record company, the North American Phonograph Company, was founded in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.
There will also be an Edwardian red Gem Phonograph, a signed Led Zepplin record on special vinyl and a large-sized replica of a DB7 Aston Martin from Goldfinger.
After the phonograph became widely available in the late 19th century, people marvelled at the powers of the newfangled machine.
Q I have a tiny Pocket Phonograph Mikiphone System Vadasz record player.
Edison in 1877, and certainly after the numerous technical perfections of the ensuing years, the phonograph became a much valued instrument, as well as a toy, that quickly found its way around the world.' A box that could record and reproduce sound had been unimaginable.
The phonograph, incandescent light bulb and kinetoscope, an early motion picture camera, are a few of his inventions.
Brunswick began to diversify and produce tires, toilet seats, wood piano cases, and phonograph cabinets.
1851: American inventor Isaac Singer patents the sewing machine 1877: Thomas Edison completes his first model for the phonograph, a device that recorded sound onto tinfoil cylinders 1908: Henry Ford's company builds the first Model T car 1939: The Wizard of Oz premieres in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin 1964: Charlie Wilson, pictured, one of the Great Train Robbers, escapes from Winson Green Prison in Birmingham.