from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- 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.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The magnetic phonograph, telephonograph, or magneto-phonograph of Poulsen. See telephonograph.
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