cylinder phonograph
Thomas A Edison

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  • phonograph — /foh neuh graf , grahf /, n. any sound reproducing machine using records in the form of cylinders or discs. [1825 35 in sense phonogram ; 1877 for the talking phonograph invented by T. A. Edison; PHONO + GRAPH] * * * or record player Instrument… …   Universalium

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