Graphophone Graph"o*phone, n. [Gr. ? to write + -phone, as in telephone.] A kind of photograph. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • graphophone — graphophonic /graf euh fon ik/, adj. /graf euh fohn /, n. a phonograph for recording and reproducing sounds on wax records. [GRAPHO + PHONE] * * * …   Universalium

  • graphophone — noun An improvement on the phonograph, using a floating stylus to cut grooves into a wax coated cardboard cylinder …   Wiktionary

  • Graphophone — Graph·o·phone …   English syllables

  • Graphophone — ˈgrafəˌfōn trademark used for a phonograph using wax records …   Useful english dictionary

  • Graphophone Company — Columbia Records Columbia Records Filiale de Sony Music Entertainment Fondé en 1888 …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • 1928 International Columbia Graphophone Competition — The 1928 International Columbia Graphophone Competition was a competition part sponsored by the Columbia Record Company in honour of the centenary of the death of Franz Schubert. Its original aim was to encourage composers to produce completions… …   Wikipedia

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