acoustic device


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Noun1.acoustic device - a device for amplifying or transmitting soundacoustic device - a device for amplifying or transmitting sound
bell - a hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
birdcall - a device for imitating a birdcall
device - an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose; "the device is small enough to wear on your wrist"; "a device intended to conserve water"
ear trumpet, hearing aid - a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
megaphone - a cone-shaped acoustic device held to the mouth to intensify and direct the human voice
mouthpiece - an acoustic device; the part of a telephone into which a person speaks
mute - a device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
muffler, silencer - a tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
siren - an acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
slapstick - acoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together; used by an actor to make a loud noise without inflicting injury when striking someone
speaking trumpet - a trumpet-shaped acoustic device to intensify and direct the human voice; formerly held to the ear by a hard-of-hearing person
whistle - acoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
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WhaleTrack Ireland is hoping to discover more in the area and have now deployed an acoustic device. The group is dedicated to the conservation and understanding of whales.
Sparton (SPA) announces it has teamed with Leidos Maritime Systems (LDOS) to support the Acoustic Device Countermeasure, or ADC, MK5 program.
This is such a convoluted saga that it may take years to sort out and agree on a diagnosis." Despite months of investigation by the FBI, Cuban criminal investigators and scientists, and US researchers and doctors, no weapon or acoustic device has been identified.
She said it was ironic for the police to file the charges when it was the authorities who used all the weapons- the truncheons, the shields, the water cannons, and a new sonic weapon, the Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD)-to disperse the protesters.
Since the blacktip is the only fish in the net, there's time to implant an acoustic device that will ping for 10 years, so that any time the shark gets near a listening station in the bay or one of the passes, Gardiner will know.
"First of all, we don't want to bother people nearby, second of all, we don't want them to tap our conversation." Hushme is a "personal acoustic device that will help you to protect speech privacy in open space environments."
In-line acoustic device investigation is demonstrated by combining the hardware and software applications (wavelet transform).
Sources also said that other than PAVA shells, non- lethal ammunition like ' stun lac cells' and Long Range Acoustic Device ( LARD) which create deafening noise to paralyse people were also suggested as possible alternatives to pellet guns.
A police officer holds a Long Range Acoustic Device (LRAD), or sound cannon, as they block protestors on a march through Times Square on Nov.

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