live end

live end

[′līv ¦end]
(acoustics)
The end of a radio studio that gives almost complete reflection of sound waves.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
References in classic literature ?
Daughtry," Walter Merritt Emory went on enthusiastically, while he held the steward's eyes with his and while all the time the live end of the cigar continued to rest against Kwaque's finger, "the older I get the more convinced I am that there are too many ill-advised and hasty operations."
Another trick was to catch Mauki unawares and thrust the live end of a cigar against his flesh.
The base that is used with the line-voltage tubular types is a recessed single contact where the electrical contact is located on either end of the lamp such that during relamping it is possible to contact the live end. The current safety requirements call for provisions to prevent contact to the live end by an interlock switch that de-energizes the fixture when the glassware is removed, or by having a rejection feature such that the hot or live end needs to be installed first removing the potential shock hazard.
Never clamp the dead end of the rope to the live end. The live end should form a nearly direct line to the clevis pin of the fitting.
He told her he was planning to shorten the fire's flex, before he plugged it into a socket in the kitchen next to the bathroom and placed the live end into the bath with Miss Roche.
In the second robbery in Cardiff, Davies and another man ripped out a cable from a typewriter, plugged it into a wall socket and threatened to put the live end to the head of the businessman's daughter.
Investigators determined that ol' John successfully severed one end of a mega-watt line, but apparently hadn't paid much attention to where he was standing, or where the live end of the line might fall.
Located at 1628 Second Avenue, between East 84th and East 85th streets, the CIC was developed for those who live end work in the Second Avenue construction corridor, as well as the general public.
Evans trumpeted: "It's a live end of- the-week show confirming the nuttiness of planet Earth and the people who live in it."