Gramophone meaning

grăm'ə-fōn'
A record player; a phonograph.
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Old-fashioned term for phonograph.
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An early type of phonograph, esp. one with a large, funnel-shaped acoustic horn.
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(UK, dated) A historic wind-up record player that acoustically reproduces sound from a disk rather than a cylinder record.
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(obsolete) A Grammy.
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Origin of gramophone

  • Originally a trademark
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Gramophone (“a trademark”), coined by Emile Berliner after the invention of the first phonograph, from Ancient Greek γράμμα (gramma, “letter”) and φωνή (fone, “sound”).
    From Wiktionary
  • Originally the name of a brand of phonograph; coined from Ancient Greek roots by Emile Berliner after the invention of the first phonograph. See gramophone.
    From Wiktionary