phonautograph

noun
phon·​au·​to·​graph | \ fōˈnȯtəˌgraf, -rȧf \

Definition of phonautograph

: an instrument by which a sound can be made to produce a visible record of itself

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Other Words from phonautograph

phonautographic \ ⸗¦⸗⸗¦grafik \ adjective
phonautographically \ -​fə̇k(ə)lē \ adverb

History and Etymology for phonautograph

phon- + aut- + -graph

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“Phonautograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phonautograph. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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