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A form of the phonautograph invented by Thomas A. Edison, by mean which sounds are made to produce on a register permanent tracings, each having an individual character corresponding to the sound it produces.


wax, record, recording


William Dwight Whitney The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: An encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1889)


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