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American football a change of playing tactics called by the quarterback when the offense is lined up at the line of scrimmage
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Audible

(1) (audible) See audio.

(2) An audiobook service from Amazon. Originally introduced by Audible Inc. in 1998, along with the first popular digital audio player (only for Audible titles), Amazon acquired the company in 2008. As of 2020, more than 400,000 titles are available for Android and iOS devices, and Audible content can be purchased and downloaded into iTunes. Audio digests of newspapers, magazines, newsletters and other material are also available.

Audible files are in a protected MP3 format that uses the .AA extension for variable bit rates or .AAX for higher quality. Books obtained from the iTunes store have an M4B extension. AudibleSee audiobook and iTunes.
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The ball cracked violently and audibly into the meat of Nas's bat, something that doesn't usually get umpires digits raised - even in this part of the world.
A rapt 886-strong audience at the Gielgud Theatre in London's West End audibly held its breath when her bath-towel dropped to the floor.
What we did notice, though, was the bad manners of the Gewandhaus brass audibly practising key passages from this movement during the interval.
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AirSafe TOUCH also monitors the bonded carbon filtration bed, alerting the user audibly and visually should filter saturation occur.
The results are audibly good as the delay with Enhanced Low Delay AAC is only about 15 milliseconds.
Buck sighed audibly and wiped his brow as the jury, which had deliberated for five-and-a-half hours, returned its verdicts.
Fiona Wade's Juliet is portrayed as a plaintive waif and again the actress seems unable to complete a sentence audibly, her voice dropping on most occasions to an up-stage mumble.
Young Melody Laffy as Annie was beltying out her big musical number when the canine charmer twitched his eyebrow and the audience went audibly gooey.
Software records interval readings from 1 to 10,000 secs, displays min/max readings, and utilizes an alarm mode that permits the user to be notified visually, audibly and by email when an alarm is triggered.
A speech synthesizer audibly makes the owner aware of the dog's intentions, which also appears on the screen of the wireless hand-held unit.