phonographic

adjective

pho·​no·​graph·​ic ˌfō-nə-ˈgra-fik How to pronounce phonographic (audio)
 sense 1 is also  ˌfä-
1
: of or relating to phonography
2
: of or relating to a phonograph
phonographically adverb

Examples of phonographic in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Their reunion is cut short by an earthquake that uncovers three phonographic records that contain the secret rites to one of the three volumes of the Necronomicon. Richard Newby, The Hollywood Reporter, 21 Dec. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of phonographic was in 1828

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“Phonographic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/phonographic. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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