phonoscope definition

  • noun:
    • a tool that produces an obvious screen of the mechanical properties of a sounding body, particularly of musical instruments.
    • a computer device that presents an image representing the acoustical properties of a musical instrument etc.
    • a guitar for observing or displaying the movements or properties of sounding systems; particularly, an apparatus invented by K├Ânig for testing the grade of musical strings.
    • a guitar for creating luminous figures by the vibrations of sounding systems.
    • a device for recording music since it is played or sung, or even for testing the grade of strings for musical tools.
    • just like microphone.
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