phonograph

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noun pho·no·graph \ˈfō-nə-ˌgraf\

Definition of phonograph

  1. :  an instrument for reproducing sounds by means of the vibration of a stylus or needle following a spiral groove on a revolving disc or cylinder

1877

First Known Use of phonograph

1877


PHONOGRAPH Defined for Kids

phonograph

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noun pho·no·graph \ˈfō-nə-ˌgraf\

Definition of phonograph for Students

  1. :  an instrument that reproduces sounds recorded on a grooved disk


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