Etymology: From (term, sc=Grek, , tr=fÅnÄ, , sound) and (term, sc=Grek, , tr=grafÄ, , writing)
- Literally, a device that captures sound waves onto an engraved archive; a lathe.
- (context, Commonwealth) A device that reproduces sound from cylinder records.
- (context, North America) A turntable, especially an early, archaic record player.
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