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Noun: speaker  spee-ku(r)
  1. Someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous)
    "the speaker at commencement";
    - talker, utterer, verbalizer, verbaliser [Brit]
     
  2. Electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
    - loudspeaker, speaker unit, loudspeaker system, speaker system
Noun: Speaker  spee-ku(r)
  1. The presiding officer of a deliberative assembly
    "the leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives"

Derived forms: speakers, Speakers

Type of: articulator, electro-acoustic transducer, presiding officer

Part of: P.A., P.A. system, PA, PA system, public address system

Encyclopedia: Speaker, Michigan