woofer

noun
woof·​er | \ ˈwu̇-fər How to pronounce woofer (audio) \

Definition of woofer

: a loudspeaker usually larger than a tweeter, responsive only to the lower acoustic frequencies, and used for reproducing sounds of low pitch — compare tweeter

Examples of woofer in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One tweeter makes a bird-tweet sound on high notes, and one woofer has rat nibbles on the cone. Star Tribune, 14 May 2021 With the tweeter handling high frequency notes and the woofer taking the mid-range and bass, music is nicely detailed while providing an energetic punch. Brad Moon, Forbes, 10 May 2021 Inside is a 4-inch aramid fiber woofer and a 0.75-inch silk dome tweeter. Gregg Ellman, Star Tribune, 12 May 2021 The woofer is powered by a 225 w amp, and each full-range driver by its own dedicated 100 w amp, with another 100 w amp for the tweeter. Robert Ross, Robb Report, 4 May 2021 These are complemented by a woofer, which floods the room with rich, deep bass, giving new life to all your favorite music. Maren Estrada, BGR, 12 Apr. 2021 These are complemented by a woofer, which floods the room with rich, deep bass, giving new life to all your favorite music. Maren Estrada, BGR, 12 Apr. 2021 Show 8 also has a powerful set of speakers and a woofer for a next-level audio experience. Jacob Krol, CNN Underscored, 23 Nov. 2020 Meanwhile, the 100mm side-firing woofer pumps decibels toward the back. Rachel Cormack, Robb Report, 15 Apr. 2021

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First Known Use of woofer

1935, in the meaning defined above

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7 Jun 2021

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“Woofer.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/woofer. Accessed 17 Jun. 2021.

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woofer

noun

English Language Learners Definition of woofer

: a loudspeaker (such as one connected to a stereo) that produces sounds of low pitch

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