What is another word for victrola?

Pronunciation: [vɪktɹˈə͡ʊlə] (IPA)

Victrola is a trademarked name for the first commercially successful phonograph that played discs instead of cylinders. Though Victrola is still used colloquially as a term for early phonographs, various other terms that have cropped up include gramophone, record player, turntable, and phonograph. All of them typically refer to devices that play recorded music from vinyl discs, though some may also play CDs or tapes. For many enthusiasts and collectors, the nostalgia and warmth associated with these vintage devices make them highly sought-after items. While Victrolas have largely been replaced by digital music players, their unique sound and aesthetics continue to hold a special place in many people's hearts.

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Usage examples for Victrola

A victrola may be arranged in the proper place to furnish the wedding processional-or perhaps some musical friend may be found to play the violin.
"Entertaining Made Easy"
Emily Rose Burt
Most of the music is the canned variety of the victrola.
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Fullerton Waldo
The girl's harp-a masterpiece by Pestalozzi of Venice-stood at one side; on the other, a five hundred dollar victrola, with a wonderful repertoire of records.
"The Air Trust"
George Allan England

Related words: victrola turntable, victrola record player, victrola radio, victrola cd recorder, victrola hifi, victrola stereo, victrola cassette recorder

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