from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An instrument for producing music (Tel*har"mo*ny [�]), at a distant point or points by means of alternating currents of electricity controlled by an operator who plays on a keyboard. The music is produced by a receiving instrument similar or analogous to the telephone, but not held to the ear. The pitch corresponds with frequency of alternation of current.
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