loudspeaker


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loud·speak·er

 (loud′spē′kər)
n.
A device that converts electric signals to audible sound, especially one that is freestanding or part of an electronic device such as a television.

loudspeaker

(ˌlaʊdˈspiːkə)
n
(Electronics) a device for converting audio-frequency signals into the equivalent sound waves by means of a vibrating conical diaphragm. Sometimes shortened to: speaker Also called: reproducer

loud•speak•er

(ˈlaʊdˌspi kər)

n.
1. any of various devices that convert amplified electronic signals into audible sound.
2. Also called speaker. a transducer that performs this function in an audio system, typically mounted in a box-like enclosure.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.loudspeaker - electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distanceloudspeaker - electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
bullhorn, loud hailer, loud-hailer - a portable loudspeaker with built-in microphone and amplifier
electro-acoustic transducer - a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
P.A., P.A. system, PA system, public address system, PA - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
intercom speaker, squawk box, squawker - the loudspeaker on an intercom or public address system
subwoofer - a loudspeaker that is designed to reproduce very low bass frequencies
tannoy - a loudspeaker
tweeter - a loudspeaker that reproduces higher audio frequency sounds; "the sound system had both tweeters and woofers"
woofer - a loudspeaker that reproduces lower audio frequency sounds
Translations
مُسْتَقْبِل بَث مِجْهاريمُكَبِّرُ الْصَوْتِمُكَبِّر صَوْت
reproduktoramplión
højtalerhøjttaler
kaiutin
zvučnik
hangosbemondó
hátalari
スピーカー
확성기
amplión
zvočnik
högtalare
เครื่องกระจายเสียง
loa phóng thanh

loudspeaker

[ˈlaʊdˈspiːkəʳ] Naltavoz m, altoparlante m (LAm)

loudspeaker

[ˌlaʊdˈspiːkər] nhaut-parleur m

loudspeaker

nLautsprecher m; (of hi-fi also)Box f

loudspeaker

[ˌlaʊdˈspiːkəʳ] naltoparlante m

loud

(laud) adjective
1. making a great sound; not quiet. a loud voice; loud music.
2. showy; too bright and harsh. loud colours; a loud shirt.
ˈloudly adverb
ˈloudness noun
ˌloud-ˈhailer noun
a simple type of loudspeaker. The police used a loud-hailer to tell the crowd to get back.
ˌloudˈspeaker noun
1. an instrument for increasing the loudness of sounds so that they can be heard further away. The politician addressed the crowds from his car through a loudspeaker.
2. a speaker in a radio, record-player etc.

loudspeaker

مُكَبِّرُ الْصَوْتِ reproduktor højttaler Lautsprecher μεγάφωνο altavoz kaiutin haut-parleur zvučnik altoparlante スピーカー 확성기 luidspreker høyttaler głośnik altifalante, alto-falante громкоговоритель högtalare เครื่องกระจายเสียง hoparlör loa phóng thanh 扩音器
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