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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 previewIndustrial Maintenance (2013)

by Michael Brumbach, Jeffrey Clade

An annunciator is a signaling apparatus. It may be audible or visible. Annunciators are often used to alert personnel of an event or a change ...

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 previewHenley's encyclopædia of practical engineering and allied trades (1906)

a practical and indispensable work of reference for the mechanical engineer, designer, draftsman, shop superintendent, foreman and machinist ... by Joseph Gregory Horner

Annunciator. — The annunciator is the apparatus that is employed in connection with electric bells and telephones, to show which room ...

Google previewSpecifications and Drawings of Patents Relating to Electricity Issued by the U. S. (1890)

by United States. Patent Office

Above the annunciator is a miniature target divided by lines, as described, having the 15 number of each section of the target ...

Google previewPrinciples of Security and Crime Prevention (2015)

by Pamela A. Collins, Truett A. Ricks, Clifford W. Van Meter

ANNUNCIATOR The annunciator is a visual and/or audible signaling device that indicates activation of the alarm system. Selection of the appropriate annunciation for an alarm system depends upon two factors: (1) the circumstances and ...

Google previewLean Human Performance Improvement (2014)

by Jerry L. Harbour

An annunciator is a display that has an audible indication as well as a visible one .) • Sensor/display location • Sensor/display malfunction • Sensor detection level LTA − Knowledge of input characteristics LTA • Identification of input signal ...

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.

Google previewElectrical World (1922)

The annunciator is a common type with a continuous-ringing contact and a 6-volt red lamp of about 12 cp. which lights when any one of the drops falls. A 10-in. gong is also connected in the circuit. The current is supplied by a four-cell Edison ...

Google previewCisco Certified Internetwork Expert Collaboration Quick Reference (2014)

by Akhil Behl

Annunciator is a Cisco IP Voice Media Streaming (IPVMS) application service process that runs on a CUCM node that has the IPVMS service activated. Annunciator plays recorded announcements to devices on specific events, such as a user ...

Google previewMassachusetts Elevator Code

by State of Massachusetts

An elevator car annunciator is an electrical device in the car which indicates the landings at which hall buttons have been pressed, Bank. A group of elevators sharing the same hoistway or machine room and grouped in series and/or operated ...

Google previewImplementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager (2011)

by Dennis Hartmann, Josh Finke

An annunciator is a software function of the Cisco IP Voice Media Streaming application that provides the ability to stream spoken messages or various call- progress tones from the system to a user. It is capable of sending multiple one- way ...

Google previewDynamometer (2012)

Theory and Application to Engine Testing by Jyotindra S. Killedar

Alarm Annunciation The alarm annunciator is a device incorporated 348 JYOTINDRA S. KILLEDAR.

Google previewJournal of Electricity, Power, and Gas (1909)

annunciator is that raising the setback rod does not impart to the needles any general movement. In early types, where resetting “jiggles” all the needles, a heavily charged magnet core often would re-attract a needle, causing false indication ...

Google previewImplementing Cisco Unified Communications Manager, Part 2 (CIPT2) (Authorized Self-Study Guide) (2008)

by Chris Olsen

Figure 2-4DisabledAnnunciator 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 tone with the recorded message “Your ...

Google previewBasic Electronics Engineering (2009)

by U.A.Bakshi, A.P.Godse

An alarm annunciator is a watch dog for keeping the process variables in a plant within desired limits. Usually the annunciators are mounted on the top of control panels and are located in the control room.

Google previewNetwork Dictionary (2007)

by Javvin Www Networkdictionary Com, Jielin Dong

Annunciator Telecom Annunciator is a visual or audible signaling device that indicates the condition and/or availability of associated circuit (s) or stations. Anomaly Detection Security Anomaly Detection is a technique used in Intrusion ...

Google previewKnight's American Mechanical Dictionary (1884)

A Description of Tools, Instruments, Machines, Processes, and Engineering; History of Inventions; General Technological Vocabulary; and Digest of Mechanical Appliances in Science and the Arts by Edward Henry 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 previewDictionary of Naval Terms (2005)

by Deborah W. Cutler, Thomas J. Cutler

Also called annunciator. engine order telegraph (EOT) • A device on the ship's ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

with operators seated on wooden chairs and separated by panels known as “annunciator drops” between operator positions. The annunciator drops indicated telephone lines requesting service. (AT&T Bell Laboratories.) ...

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Annunciator Meaning

Video shows what annunciator means. Anything that announces something An officer in the church of Constantinople, whose business it was to inform the ...

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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