- loudspeaker loudspeaker n.
A device which converts electrical signals into sounds loud
enough to be heard at a distance, usually outdoors; it is
used to amplify or transmit over a distance speech from a
person, who is typically speaking into a microphone.
Sometimes it is used to play recorded speech or music.
Syn: speaker, speaker unit, loudspeaker system, speaker system. [WordNet 1.5]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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