soundhead

noun

Definition of soundhead

1 : an attachment for a motion picture projector containing apparatus for smoothing the motion of the film and for converting the sound record information into electrical signals
2 : the part of a motion-picture printer in which the sound track negative is printed onto the positive film

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History and Etymology for soundhead

sound entry 3 + head

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“Soundhead.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/soundhead. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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