What is another word for phonograph?

Pronunciation: [fˈɒnəɡɹˌaf] (IPA)

A phonograph, also known as a record player, turntable, or gramophone, is a device used to play music from vinyl records. Other synonyms for phonograph include disk player, vinyl player, needle player, and record machine. The term "gramophone" comes from the company founded by inventor Emile Berliner, which was a brand of phonograph popular in the early 20th century. Today, phonographs have experienced a resurgence in popularity among music enthusiasts who appreciate the rich analog sound of vinyl records. Whether you call it a phonograph, turntable, or record player, the device remains an iconic piece of music history.

What are the hypernyms for Phonograph?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Phonograph?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for phonograph (as nouns)

What are the holonyms for Phonograph?

Holonyms are words that denote a whole whose part is denoted by another word.

What are the meronyms for Phonograph?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.

Usage examples for Phonograph

For the rest he might have been a figure from Madame Tussaud's with a phonograph inside.
"A Poached Peerage"
William Magnay
I had the phonograph.
"The Mermaid of Druid Lake and Other Stories"
Charles Weathers Bump
The surprise of the evening for these two guests was the playing of our phonograph, the tunes of which brought tears of homesickness to the eyes of the Governor's gentle wife.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook

Famous quotes with Phonograph

  • Well when I was young, when I was very young, when I was a little boy I don't remember the music I heard, but there was an article in the Brooklyn Daily written by my Aunt about how I could choose phonograph records.
    Elliott Carter
  • My mother says I was vaccinated with a phonograph needle. I love to talk. I just love to talk.
    Jerry Hunt
  • You know you haven't stopped talking since I came here? You must have been vaccinated with a phonograph needle!
    Bert Kalmar
  • A personal offense is like a scratch on a phonograph record. I couldn't move my thoughts beyond my pain. It kept repeating, as if I were stuck within its grooves. There was only one way to play beyond it. I had to forgive them, so my heart could take its form again.
    Laurel Lee
  • By painting colors and lines and forms seen in quickened mood I was seeking to make this mood vibrate as a phonograph does. This was the origin of the paintings in The Frieze of Life.
    Edvard Munch

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