loudspeaker

noun loud·speak·er \ ˈlau̇d-ˌspē-kər \
|Updated on: 13 Aug 2018

Definition of loudspeaker

: a device that changes electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance

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First Known Use of loudspeaker

1920

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LOUDSPEAKER Defined for English Language Learners

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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

loudspeaker

noun loud·speak·er \ ˈlau̇d-ˈspē-kər \

Definition of loudspeaker for Students

: an electronic device that makes sound louder


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