Definition of loudspeaker in English:

loudspeaker

noun

  • An apparatus that converts electrical impulses into sound, typically as part of a public address system.

    ‘a muffled announcement is made over the loudspeaker’
    [as modifier] ‘a loudspeaker system’
    • ‘Hospital staff with loudspeakers appealed to the public for food and other supplies.’
    • ‘The loud beep, which meant the loudspeaker had come on, rang through the room.’
    • ‘The concerts are free from artificial electric sound systems, microphones and loudspeakers.’
    • ‘They even figured out how to fit a loudspeaker system which ran through the whole house.’
    • ‘Hearing aids are electronic devices made up of a microphone, an amplifier, a loudspeaker and a battery.’
    • ‘These classes are conducted in the monastery and broadcast on loudspeakers out to the public.’
    • ‘A moment later a very slow song sounded from the loudspeakers, and Nicky asked me to dance again.’
    • ‘The loudspeakers are almost always the limiting element on the fidelity of a reproduced sound in either home or theater.’
    • ‘We preferred the headphones as music on the loudspeaker didn't sound too good to us.’
    • ‘Information should only come through public loudspeakers and the official press.’
    • ‘At nightfall, the ceremony ended with a recorded train whistle sounding over loudspeakers.’
    • ‘The loudspeaker system provided little amplification, making it difficult to hear the speakers.’
    • ‘A single switch controls all lights and there are separately controlled loudspeakers connected to a central system.’
    • ‘The device can also be used to accept telephone calls and conduct phone conversations over a loudspeaker.’
    • ‘In this case, loudspeakers for the masking system were placed behind unducted ventilation grills.’
    • ‘To listen in, researchers record the vibrations and play the recordings back though a loudspeaker.’
    • ‘The loudspeaker system is usually turned up to a very high decibel level.’
    • ‘The electricity reaches the loudspeaker, which converts it back into sound.’
    • ‘A loudspeaker was added to the playback system to fill in some of the higher frequency components.’
    • ‘We have infinitely more microphones and loudspeakers than they had in the twenties.’
    public address system, pa system, speaker, speaker unit, speaker system, microphone
    loud hailer, megaphone
    mike, mic
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Pronunciation:

loudspeaker

/laʊdˈspiːkə/