\tˌɛlhɑːmˈə͡ʊni͡əm], \tˌɛlhɑːmˈəʊniəm], \t_ˌɛ_l_h_ɑː_m_ˈəʊ_n_iə_m]\
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An instrument for producing music (Tel*har"mo*ny [/]), at a distant point or points by means of alternating currents of electricity controlled by an operator who plays on a keyboard. The music is produced by a receiving instrument similar or analogous to the telephone, but not held to the ear. The pitch corresponds with frequency of alternation of current.
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