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tannoy Saltos de línea: tan¦noy
Pronunciación: /ˈtanɔɪ/
British

Definición de tannoy en inglés:

sustantivo

trademark
A type of public address system.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • But when we got off the plane at Heathrow on our way home we heard our names being called over the tannoy.
  • ‘This is your captain speaking,’ said a disembodied voice over the tannoy.
  • Even festive songs are being played over the tannoy.

verbo

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Transmit or announce over a tannoy: the news was tannoyed one afternoon
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Our picture producers will tannoy a warning when gruesome pictures are expected - and an e-mail will be sent out to all relevant newsdesks.
  • He has taken to tannoying terms of endearment to his publicity officer.
  • I went back in store, someone tannoyed his No plate.

Origen

1920s: contraction of tantalum alloy, which is used as a rectifier in the system.

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