• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Phonographic Of or pertaining to phonograph; done by the phonograph.
    • Phonographic Of or pertaining to phonography; based upon phonography.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

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Edison with his Phonograph Edison with his Phonograph

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The first words that Thomas A. Edison spoke into the phonograph were, "Mary had a little lamb."
    • phonographic Pertaining to or used in the writing or representation of sound.
    • phonographic Of, pertaining to, or of the nature of phonography, or phonetic shorthand; made in or using phonetic shorthand: as, a phonographic note or report; a phonographic reporter.
    • phonographic Of or pertaining to the phonograph; produced by means of the phonograph.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. phonographique,


In literature:

You and Louise bought a phonograph.
"Mary Rose of Mifflin" by Frances R. Sterrett
I suggested that the phonograph, at any rate, could scarcely have replaced picture-books.
"With The Eyes Shut" by Edward Bellamy
The lap used in the phonograph works was rotated at a high speed.
"On Laboratory Arts" by Richard Threlfall
Holland invented the submarine, Wright the airplane, McCormick the reaper and Edison the phonograph.
"The Blot on the Kaiser's 'Scutcheon" by Newell Dwight Hillis
Listening to our own phonograph in our own parlor.
"Americans All" by Various
The whine of the phonograph came up to her.
"Mistress Anne" by Temple Bailey
A worn phonograph screeching the popular songs of a past decade holds the rapt attention of such.
"The Lady Doc" by Caroline Lockhart
D. Edited from the Phonographic Reports.
"Mechanical Drawing Self-Taught" by Joshua Rose
I ordered a phonograph, too.
"The Promise" by James B. Hendryx
The first thing he turned his hand to after his installation in his new laboratory was the phonograph.
"American Men of Mind" by Burton E. Stevenson

In poetry:

The porchlight coming on again,
Early November, the dead leaves
Raked in piles, the wicker swing
Creaking. Across the lots
A phonograph is playing Ja-Da.
"1926" by Weldon Kees
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:

This photo provided by the Museum of Innovation and Science in Schenectady, N.Y. Shows Thomas Edison's 1878 tinfoil phonograph.
Last month, the British Phonographic Industry won a court battle to force UK internet service providers to block its customers from accessing high-profile piracy site The Pirate Bay.
Josh Hauk, an archival assistant at the Museum of Innovation and Science, demonstrates the use of an 1879 tinfoil phonograph on Wednesday, Oct 24, 2012, in Schenectady, N.Y.
Phonographs, typewriters and rotary telephones are relics of a bygone age.
The Antique Phonograph Hour with MAC.
A Thomas Edison Cylinder Phonograph is one of the antiques for sale at the Old Market Gallery.
Robert Johnson " Phonograph Blues".
She saved antiques, furniture and phonographs.
From an Edison Phonograph in 1909 to a new Plymouth in 1951 (ad by Norman Rockwell.
Antique Phonograph Music Program with MAC.
Antique Phonograph Music Program with MAC is also available as a podcast.
Historical impersonator Peter Small will portray Thomas Edison — inventor of the phonograph, motion picture camera and light bulb — in two performances Nov 19-20, in Chagrin Falls and Beachwood.
Miller's feel-good classics, including Tuxedo Junction, In the Mood and Pennsylvania 6-5000 have endured from phonographs to iPods.
It was on this day in 1877 that Thomas Edison first applied for one of his many phonograph patents.
Before the phonograph and lightbulb, the electric pen helped spell the future for Thomas Edison.