whispering gallery

noun
variants: or whispering dome

Definition of whispering gallery

: a gallery or dome so constructed that sounds produced in the area are concentrated in another by reflection from the walls so that feeble sounds are audible at an extraordinary distance

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“Whispering gallery.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whispering%20gallery. Accessed 25 Jun. 2022.

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