Definition of loudspeaker
: a device that changes electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
Recent Examples of loudspeaker from the Web
One at a time each boy hears his name over the loudspeaker, over the music, and pops out of the team huddle.
Officers asked on a loudspeaker for people to come out of the house, and one by one, three people came out of the house, walking backwards toward police.
Residents were told of the leaking fuel over a loudspeaker atop the local mosque, said Rana Mohammad Salim, deputy commissioner of Bahawalpur, near where the tanker overturned.
A loudspeaker atop a nearby mosque alerted the village to the leaking fuel, and hundreds rushed to fill jerry cans and buckets.
And Norman Sider, a 49-year member of the Indianapolis Hebrew Congregation, was reminded by the sound of the call to prayer to the streets in Israel where the muezzin's calls were heard over loudspeakers.
Two approached Stover's truck in their vehicles, activating emergency lights and announcing themselves over loudspeakers but stopping a significant distance away, police continued.
A few minutes from getting set to go through a series of drills, Crescenta Valley baseball coach Phil Torres played the National Anthem over the loudspeaker at Stengel Field.
Adele on the loudspeaker and the smell of roasting peanuts heralded the second installment of Thursday Nights on the Plaza, a summer-long series put on by Riverfront Recapture each week at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza.
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First Known Use of loudspeaker
LOUDSPEAKER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of loudspeaker for English Language Learners
: a device that is used to make sound (such as music or a person's voice) louder and to send it out so that many people can hear it in a public space
LOUDSPEAKER Defined for Kids
Definition of loudspeaker for Students
: an electronic device that makes sound louder
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