whispering gallery


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whispering gallery

n
(Architecture) a gallery or dome with acoustic characteristics such that a sound made at one point is audible at distant points
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Noun1.whispering gallery - a space beneath a dome or arch in which sounds produced at certain points are clearly audible at certain distant pointswhispering gallery - a space beneath a dome or arch in which sounds produced at certain points are clearly audible at certain distant points
dome - a hemispherical roof
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whispering gallery

ngalleria acustica
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References in classic literature ?
Sir Clifford thinks of charging twopence for a peep at the whispering gallery in the spinal column; threepence to hear the echo in the hollow of his cerebellum; and sixpence for the unrivalled view from his forehead.
The brooding stillness of the world seemed sensitive to the slightest sound, like a whispering gallery. The conversational tone would almost carry a word from one end of the ship to the other.
<B James Jorge De Sousa Stayton, known as JJ, fell to his death from the Whispering Gallery in St Paul's Cathedral after skipping lectures for two months
"The circumstances of his death was that on April 1, 2019, he fell from the Whispering Gallery of St Paul's Cathedral in London.
"Whispering gallery mode resonators, which are basically optical resonators, have been intensely studied for at least 20 years," said Srinivas Tadigadapa, professor of electrical engineering.
Grundmann, "Whispering gallery mode lasing in zinc oxide microwires," Applied Physics Letters, vol.
Ostendorf, "Temperature sensing by using whispering gallery modes with hollow core fibers," Measurement Science and Technology, vol.
Cambridge, MA, April 02, 2014 --(PR.com)-- Robert Dunn, Professor of Chemistry at the Adams Institute of Bioanalytical Chemistry, University of Kansas, is to give a presentation titled “Multiplexed Lable-Free Biosensing Using Whispering Gallery Mode Imaging” at the Inaugural Bioanalytical Sensors Conference, May 22 & 23, 2014 in Cambridge, MA by GTC.
Godolphin's previous wins in the race came through Veracity (2009), Sabotage (2010), Whispering Gallery (2011) and Opinion Poll (2012).
Anyone who genuinely expects to see another Big Buck's graduate from today's race clearly had far too much to drink last night, but there are still some highly promising stayers in opposition, including Return Spring and unbeaten Whispering Gallery, while Burton Port and The Giant Bolster, winner of big events over fences, also come into the mix.
It is a matter-wave analog of the so-called whispering gallery wave [5-10].
Thanks to their extremely high quality-factor (up to [10.sup.10]), whispering gallery mode (WGM) resonators are nowadays very promising devices for applications in optoelectronics [1], bio-sensing [2, 3], nonlinear optics [4], and other fields of applied physics.