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Tannoy

(ˈtænɔɪ)
n
(Telecommunications) trademark a sound-amplifying apparatus used as a public-address system esp in a large building, such as a university
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Tannoy - a loudspeakertannoy - a loudspeaker        
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
P.A., P.A. system, PA system, public address system, PA - an electronic amplification system used as a communication system in public areas
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
Translations

tannoy

® [ˈtænɔɪ] Nsistema m de anuncios por altavoces
on or over the tannoypor los altavoces

Tannoy®

[ˈtænɔɪ] n (British)sono f
over the Tannoy, over the tannoy → par haut-parleur
A message came over the tannoy → Une annonce a été faite par haut-parleur.

Tannoy®

nLautsprecheranlage f; over or on the Tannoyüber den Lautsprecher

Tannoy

® [ˈtænɔɪ] n (Brit) → altoparlante m
over the Tannoy → con l'altoparlante
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There is usually an outbreak surrounding her school jumper or reading book bag but can equally apply to her glasses, trainers, hairbrush or, most worrying of all, herself when she manages to make herself so scarce in department stores I've had to have her Tannoyed.