sound box

sound box
noun Date: circa 1875 1. a hollow chamber in a musical instrument for increasing its sonority 2. a device in an early phonograph for producing sound from a record by using the vibration of a needle to move a diaphragm

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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