Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The magnetic phonograph, telephonograph, or magneto-phonograph of Poulsen. See telephonograph.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. An instrument for recording and reproducing sound by local magnetization of a steel wire, disk, or ribbon, moved against the pole of a magnet connected electrically with a telephone receiver, or the like.
“This, by the way, is an instrument known as the telegraphone, invented by a Dane named Poulsen.”
“Capps sat looking defiantly at Kennedy, as he stopped the telegraphone.”
“Miss Taylor started the telegraphone, while we all crowded around leaning forward eagerly.”
“Orton, while we are gone, go over the entire day's record on the telegraphone.”
“A telegraphone," replied Constance, shutting it off for a moment.”
“Constance was fingering the switch of the telegraphone.”
“Woodridge Avenue and with a hearty handshake ushered me into the large room in the right wing outside of which we had placed the telegraphone two nights before.”
“The telegraphone stopped, and that seemed to be the last conversation recorded.”
“This is the latest improved telegraphone, a little electromagnetic wizard in a box, which we detectives are now using to take down and 'can' telephone conversations and other records.”
“The telegraphone gave me the first hint of the truth," he said.”
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