HyperDic: acoustic_device

English > 1 sense of the expression acoustic device:
NOUNartifactacoustic devicea device for amplifying or transmitting sound
English > acoustic device: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA device for amplifying or transmitting sound.
NarrowerbellA hollow device made of metal that makes a ringing sound when struck
birdcallA device for imitating a birdcall
hearing aid, ear trumpetA conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
megaphoneA cone-shaped acoustic device held to the mouth to intensify and direct the human voice
mouthpieceAn acoustic device
muteA device used to soften the tone of a musical instrument
silencer, mufflerA tubular acoustic device inserted in the exhaust system that is designed to reduce noise
sirenAn acoustic device producing a loud often wailing sound as a signal or warning
slapstickacoustic device consisting of two paddles hinged together
speaking trumpetA trumpet-shaped acoustic device to intensify and direct the human voice
whistleacoustic device that forces air or steam against an edge or into a cavity and so produces a loud shrill sound
BroaderdeviceAn instrumentality invented for a particular purpose
Spanishaparato acústico, dispositivo acústico, mecanismo acústico

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