phonograph recording


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n phonograph recording sound recording consisting of a disk with a continuous groove; used to reproduce music by rotating while a phonograph needle tracks in the groove
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In literature:

Some of Edison's most remarkable inventions are revealed in a number of interesting patents relating to the duplication of phonograph records.
"Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
I'm going to turn myself into a walking phonograph, my dear, with just one record: 'If you love me visit the For'ard Lookout.
"Mary-'Gusta" by Joseph C. Lincoln
But after spending a blank week interviewing the makers of phonographic records I began to feel doubtful of my economic theory.
"The Gates of Chance" by Van Tassel Sutphen
It was like hearing a phonograph record by a singer who had been dead a long time.
"Flappers and Philosophers" by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Just put away that phonograph record of Peters's talk.
"Tom Swift and his Photo Telephone" by Victor Appleton
Nearby was one that had on its back a box containing a phonograph and some records.
"Tom Swift in Captivity" by Victor Appleton
As far as I know, no phonograph record presents chimes pure and simple.
"Why the Chimes Rang: A Play in One Act" by Elizabeth Apthorp McFadden
This phonographic record is to prevent you from doing so, if by chance you have an impulse to do so.
"Hugo" by Arnold Bennett
The records of the Edison phonograph are made of it.
"Creative Chemistry" by Edwin E. Slosson
White Mountain gave us a wonderful phonograph and plenty of records.
"I Married a Ranger" by Dama Margaret Smith

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:

Soul siren Irma Thomas, dressed in a golden Jackie Kennedy pantsuit, beckons us into a lush landscape of blue irises, python-like oak limbs, and red-winged black birds that sing along to old-fashioned phonograph records.
An audio recording made in 1878 on a sheet of tinfoil and played on a phonograph invented by Thomas Edison has been unveiled.
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.
From phonographs to records to iPods, with a few hiccups along the way.
Good news from the Cash-Carter camp: Johnny Cash, after years of phonographic complacency, has shaken the dust off his career and given us a splendid LP, Silver , which marks his twenty-fifth year as a recording artist.
A playback machine for vinyl phonograph records, which were a major music distribution medium throughout the 20th century.