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megaphone

[′meg·ə‚fōn]
(acoustics)
A conical or rectangular horn used to amplify or direct the sound of a speaker's voice.
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We are so pleased that the world's best-built megaphone will assist in the success and safety of the world's largest rowing event," said NK CEO Alix James.
Karl Fitzpatrick who uses a megaphone to remind cyclists that Northumberland Street is a cycling-free zone.
CAMPAIGNER: Barber Andy Blackwell from Liskeard in Cornwall, who has been "blacklisted" by the local authority for using a megaphone to alert motorists of traffic wardens
As per the P521-million acquirement strategy, the government aims to buy 300 aluminum, V-shaped hull boats, 81 rigid hull inflatable boats, 50 rubber boats plus six jet skis, 2,586 common life jackets, 862 life vests, 1,724 flares and 862 VHF handheld marine radios as well as 431 megaphones.
Bulgaria's police authorities will employ megaphones in order to alert the population in case an earthquake with a magnitude stronger than 4 on the Richter scale happens to rattle the country.
He came and stuck two fingers up at us at the same time, he was giving us 'the bird' with two hands at a time," Megan Hayes, the nurse with the megaphone told The Age.
MEGAPHONE J Enforcement officer delivers final warning THREAT J Warning on barricade, above.
The first time I tried, he happily answered my questions - but only over his megaphone, so that everyone in the House of Commons could hear what he had to say.
It was probably an error of judgement to take my FC Barca megaphone to the boozer as I pitched up in there at midafternoon last Saturday.
This, together with the image of the inside of a megaphone became the catalyst for HUM
The I Want To Dance With You singer and his band, joined by Mary Duff, took to the torch-lit stage and sang using a handheld megaphone for two hours until a generator was put in place.
Saunders continues: "But if we define the Megaphone as "the composite of the hundreds of voices we hear each day that come to us from people we don't know, via high-tech sources", it's clear that a significant and ascendant component of that voice has become bottom-dwelling, shrill, incurious, ranting, and agenda-driven.