phonograph needle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n phonograph needle a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record
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Usage

In literature:

The glass needle is like the recording needle of a phonograph.
"Common Science" by Carleton W. Washburne
George lifted the phonograph needle into the groove and went to sit on the edge of a chair.
"The Inhabited" by Richard Wilson
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In poetry:

I am a record on the phonograph of time,
Music of the world is woven
Into grooves of me.
There will be an end of the needle's tyranny But before the record is safely shelved with God,--
Space may crack me.
"Ego Recording" by Isobel Stone

In news:

Make a high-resolution digital image of a sound recording and develop software to analyze the image and reproduce the effects of a phonograph needle.
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