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Dictaphone

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trademark Dic·ta·phone \ˈdik-tə-ˌfōn\

Simple Definition of Dictaphone

  • —used for a machine that records a person's spoken words so that the words can be written down later

Full Definition of Dictaphone

  1. —used for a dictating machine


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