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PA system

 (pē′ā′)
n.
A public-address system.

PA system

n
(Electronics) See public-address system

pub′lic-address′ sys`tem


n.
a combination of electronic devices that makes sound audible via loudspeakers to many people, as in an auditorium or out of doors.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.PA system - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areasPA system - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
amplifier - electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
communication system - a system for communicating
loudspeaker, loudspeaker system, speaker system, speaker unit, speaker - electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
tannoy - a loudspeaker
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