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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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Clear voice projection is a critical safety and organizational requirement for this prestigious event and the megaphone will assist in the calling of the boats to the starting line, as well as crowd control.
TA new draught beer system and an England megaphone are both being made by firms in the region ahead of the festival of football, while a consignment of diggers from Staffordshire have also been shipped to South Africa to help with preparations.
Pictured with the new megaphones that should prove to be lifesavers are lifeguards James Elwood and T Todd.
Later, Tory MSPs and candidates gathered for a TV stunt holding megaphones to illustrate the Your Voice in Parliament theme.
Featuring an essay by Zev Borow and an interview with Kathy Ryan, 2*4*6*8: American Cheerleaders And Football Players is primarily a serio-comic photographic survey by Brian Finke of the American subculture of megaphones, pom-poms, back-bends, tackles, and touchdowns of football players and cheerleaders.
The People's Weekly World, newspaper of the Communist Party USA, has served as one of Mumia's chief megaphones.
But information became jumbled because military personnel also used megaphones to misinform people, including announcements that the Aug.
Mission commander Lt Shane Osborn said that the plane was immediately surrounded by armed Chinese soldiers banging on its door, peering through the cockpit window, and shouting through megaphones for the crew to come out.
The electricity in the aircraft did not work after the incident and attempts by crew to inform the passengers with megaphones failed as the equipment did not work.
They repeat every word he says through orange megaphones.
The breeze carries fragmented sounds from the megaphones.
Megaphones were used to maintain order and portable radios were used inside the elevators that were being operated manually.