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Definition of the noun annunciator

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noun - plural: annunciators

  1. an indicator that announces which electrical circuit has been active (as on a telephone switchboard)
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic word: indicator = a device for showing the operating condition of some system

Alternative definition of the noun annunciator


  1. Anything that announces something
  2. A signalling devices that shows which of several electrical circuits is active, especially such a device in a telephone switchboard
  3. A buzzer in a UK signal box, that sounds when a train activates a treadle positioned on the track. Provides a warning or announcement of a nearby train.

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Google previewConfiguring Cisco Unified Communications Manager and Unity Connection (2011)

A Step-by-Step Guide by David F. Bateman

Configuring Annunciators Annunciator is a process that runs on a Communications Manager that plays recorded announcements to devices. These announcements are triggered by specific events. An example is when a user dials a number ...

Google previewDynamometer (2012)

Theory and Application to Engine Testing by Jyotindra S. Killedar

Alarm Annunciation The alarm annunciator is a device incorporated into the control system which gives audiovisual information about a parameter which has crossed the set/prescribed limit. Alarm takes place when something happens in ...

Google previewIndustrial Maintenance (2003)

by Michael Brumbach

An annunciator is a signaling apparatus.

Google previewImplementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 (CIPT2) Foundation Learning Guide (2011)

(CCNP Voice CIPT2 642-457) by Chris Olsen

Figure 2-4 Disabled Annunciator Cisco Unified Communications Manager The annunciator is a CUCM feature that sends one-way audio of prerecorded messages over RTP to IP Phones. An example is the replacement to the fast busy reorder ...

Google previewIndustrial Burners Handbook (2003)

by Charles E. Baukal, Jr.

Annunciators An annunciator is a centralized alarm broadcasting and memory device. Typically, all the ...

Google previewEllis' British Railway Engineering Encyclopaedia (2006)

On a Signalling Circuit Diagram: • As a bracketed suffix, it denotes an external power supply • As one of the leading letters of an Equipment Code, it means Annunciator, Level Crossing or Wrong Direction. • As the last letter of an ...

Google previewHenley's Encyclopaedia of Practical Engineering and Allied Trades ... (1906)

Annunciator.—The annunciator is the apparatus that is employed in connection with electric bells and telephones, to show which room or which number has been called. With electric bells, the annunciator consists of an electromagnet ...

Google previewKnights American Mechanical Dictionary (1876)

by Edward H. Knight

ANNUNCIATOR. ANODE. for the old-fashioned arrangement of bells in hotels, etc. Instead of each room being connected to a separate, bell in the office of the hotel, the bell-pull of each room is connected to a single bell, which gives notice to ...

Google previewHawkins' Electrical Dictionary (1918)

A Cyclopedia of Words, Terms, Phrases and Data Used in the Electric Arts, Trades and Sciences by Nehemiah Hawkins

A device to attract the attention of a telephone operator using a switchboard having a drop annunciator, when a subscriber wants a connection. A pivoted drop shutter is connected to the armature of an electromagnet and held suspended until ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Major League Baseball Clubs (2006)

by Steven A. Riess

season to add additional expensive seats, replace stairways with ramps, upgrade restrooms, install water coolers, and introduce an “annunciator” that displayed the at-bat number, the ball-strike-out count, a hit-error indicator, and the score.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge. [With] Supp (1816)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

ANNUNCIATOR, in the Greek Church, an edicer whose business is to give notice of the feasts, and holy days to be observed. ANNUS CLIMACTERICUS, the climacteric ytir, ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

annunciator board Status panel in Linac ...

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Scrabble value of A1N1N1U1N1C3I1A1T1O1R1

The value of this 11-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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