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sound system

Syllabification: sound sys·tem

Definition of sound system in English:


A set of equipment for the reproduction and amplification of sound.
Example sentences
  • The village society is appealing for more volunteers to help steward the event, particularly people with knowledge of sound systems and amplification.
  • Other crews will bring their sound systems - turntables, microphones and speakers and voices.
  • The concerts are free from artificial electric sound systems, microphones and loudspeakers.

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