Stylus vs Graphophone - What's the difference?

stylus | graphophone |


As nouns the difference between stylus and graphophone

is that stylus is a sharp stick used in ancient times for writing in clay tablets or other surfaces; a sharp tool for engraving while graphophone is an improvement on the phonograph, using a floating stylus to cut grooves into a wax-coated cardboard cylinder.

stylus

English

(wikipedia stylus)

Noun

(en-noun)
  • A sharp stick used in ancient times for writing in clay tablets or other surfaces; a sharp tool for engraving.
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  • A phonograph needle.
  • A small plastic stick used as a pen for writing on the touch sensitive screen of an electronic gadget.
  • A tool for making small dots on a piece of heavy paper, used to produce Braille writing for the blind by hand.
  • Derived terms

    * stylograph * stylophone

    graphophone

    English

    Noun

    (en noun) (wikipedia graphophone)
  • An improvement on the phonograph, using a floating stylus to cut grooves into a wax-coated cardboard cylinder.