whispering gallery


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whispering gallery

[′wis·pər·iŋ ‚gal·rē]
(acoustics)
A domed gallery in which weak sounds can be heard at great distances.

whispering gallery, whispering dome

A large dome or vault that reflects sounds (esp. high frequencies) along a large concave surface so that even whispers may be heard some distance away.
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