disk phonograph
Emile Berliner

Inventors, Inventions . 2014.

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  • phonograph record — noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑phonograph recording, ↑record, ↑disk, ↑disc, ↑platter • Derivationally… …   Useful english dictionary

  • phonograph recording — noun sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove • Syn: ↑phonograph record, ↑record, ↑disk, ↑disc, ↑platter • Derivationally related forms:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Phonograph — Pho no*graph, n. [Phono + graph.] 1. A character or symbol used to represent a sound, esp. one used in phonography. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physics) An instrument for the mechanical registration and reproduction of audible sounds, as articulate speech …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disk´like´ — disk «dihsk», noun, verb. –n. 1. a thin, round, flat object shaped like a coin. 2. a round, flat surface, or a surface that seems so: »the sun s disk. 3. a round, flat part in a plant or animal: »The yellow center of a daisy is a disk. 4. Anatomy …   Useful english dictionary

  • phonograph — ☆ phonograph [fō′nə graf΄] n. [ PHONO + GRAPH ] a device for reproducing sound that has been mechanically transcribed in a spiral groove on a circular disk or cylinder: a stylus following the groove in the revolving disk or cylinder transmits… …   English World dictionary

  • disk — Amer.Eng. preferred spelling, 1660s, round flat surface, from L. discus quoit, discus, disk, from Gk. diskos, from dikein throw, from PIE *dik skos , from root *deik to show, pronounce solemnly; also in derivatives referring to the directing of… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Phonograph — Turntable redirects here. For other uses, see Turntable (disambiguation). Edison cylinder phonograph ca. 1899 …   Wikipedia

  • phonograph recording disk — noun a disk coated with cellulose acetate • Syn: ↑acetate disk • Hypernyms: ↑disk, ↑disc • Part Holonyms: ↑phonograph record, ↑phonograph recording, ↑record, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • disk — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. plate, record, discus; face; floppy or fixed disk; wafer; wheel. See circularity, front, layer. v. plow, harrow. See agriculture, preparation. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. disc, plate, platter, discoid,… …   English dictionary for students

  • disk — I. noun or disc Usage: often attributive Etymology: Latin discus more at dish Date: 1664 1. a. the seemingly flat figure of a celestial body < the solar disk > b. archaic discus …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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