What does dictaphone mean?

Here's a list of possible definitions for the term dictaphone:

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Dictaphone(noun)

    a tape recorder that records and reproduces dictation


  1. dictaphone(Noun)

    A common term for dictation machines.

  2. Origin: Early 20th century, originally a trademarked name for a type of dictation machines.


  1. Dictaphone

    Dictaphone was an American company, a producer of dictation machines—sound recording devices most commonly used to record speech for later playback or to be typed into print. The name "Dictaphone" is a trademark, but in some places it has also become a common way to refer to all such devices, and is used as a genericized trademark. At present, Dictaphone is a division of Boston-based Nuance Communications.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dictaphone in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dictaphone in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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