electrophone


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electrophone

(ɪˈlɛktrəˌfəʊn)
n
(Instruments) music any instrument whose sound is produced by the oscillation of an electric current, such as an electronic organ, synthesizer, etc
electrophonic adj
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At the third level, TUNK generates STRIKE, FORCE, DEENERGIZE, DISCONTINUE, USE, DISBELIEVE, DEFINE, ASCERTAIN but AUSCULTATE generates MEET, RELATE, ELECTROPHONE, SENSIZE, INQUIRE, ITERATE, DEBUNK, UNINVENT--not a single, component verb in common.
His eye for the telling detail is unfailing: the 'electrophone' installed in the hotel's Ladies' Coffee Room in the 1890s, which broadcast live concerts via telephone; the use of the hotel's bravura staircase (the engineering of which was all Scott's own) as a backdrop to the film Batman Begins in 2005; and the way that the Melton Mowbray pork pie became a national delicacy thanks to the speed with which this perishable delicacy could be transported by trail to St Pancras.
Always at the forefront of technology, in 1906 the Mirror installed an Electrophone at its London headquarters to report directly the words of Prime Minister Campbell-Bannerman as he called a General Election.
In 1929, Ballantine devised a "method of three electrophones" [20], by which the sensitivity of each microphone of a set of three could be determined from the results of three pairwise electrical measurements, provided that at least one microphone could be used both as a source and receiver.
Milan Guitar is the author of the extensive, two-volume encyclopaedic book Elektrofony (Electrophones), in which he sums up the development and principles of the functioning of electromechanical and electronic musical instruments.
2) replacing them with "international culture" or "international music." The book is divided into eight chapters: 1, "Origins" 2, "Drums" 3, "Flutes and Recorders" 4, "Reeds" 5, "Brass Instruments, Trumpets, and Horns" 6, "Strings" 7, "Pipe Organ" and 8, "Electrophones." At the close of each chapter are citations.