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Speaker vs. Amplifier — What's the Difference?

Speaker vs. Amplifier — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Speaker and Amplifier

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Speaker

One who speaks.
Jun 18, 2022

Amplifier

An amplifier, electronic amplifier or (informally) amp is an electronic device that can increase the power of a signal (a time-varying voltage or current). It is a two-port electronic circuit that uses electric power from a power supply to increase the amplitude of a signal applied to its input terminals, producing a proportionally greater amplitude signal at its output.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

A spokesperson.
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Amplifier

One that amplifies, enlarges, or extends.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

One who delivers a public speech.
Jun 18, 2022
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Amplifier

An electronic device that is used to increase the magnitude of an electrical signal.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

Often Speaker The presiding officer of a legislative assembly.
Jun 18, 2022

Amplifier

A device that is used to increase the magnitude of an information-carrying signal.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

The person, sometimes the actual writer but often an assumed character, who is imagined as the source of the words or ideas expressed in a poem.
Jun 18, 2022

Amplifier

Anything that amplifies, or makes something larger or more intense.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

A device that converts electric signals to audible sound.
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Amplifier

(linguistics) An adverb that adds intensity, such as "really" or "totally".
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Speaker

One who speaks.
There were three different speakers, but I couldn't make out their accents.
Jun 18, 2022

Amplifier

(electronics) An appliance or circuit that increases the strength of a weak electrical signal without changing the other characteristics of the signal.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

Loudspeaker.
She lost her hearing after standing too close to the speaker at the festival.
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Amplifier

(music) A portable encasement that houses a large speaker, used to amplify voices and musical instruments at live performances.
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Speaker

Speakerphone.
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Amplifier

A lens that enlarges the field of vision.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

(politics) The chair or presiding officer of certain legislative bodies, such as the U.K. House of Commons or the U.S. House of Representatives.
Jun 18, 2022

Amplifier

One who or that which amplifies.
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Speaker

One who makes a speech to an audience.
The company hired a motivational speaker to boost morale.
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Amplifier

Electronic equipment that increases strength of signals passing through it
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

(US) A book containing passages of text for use in speeches.
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Speaker

The producer of a given utterance, whether speech or text.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

(poetry) The literary character uttering the lyrics of a poem or song, as opposed to the author writing the words of that character.
Popular culture often incorrectly attributes quotes from the speakers of poems or songs to the authors thereof, as when "I took the one less traveled by" is attributed to Robert Frost rather than to the speaker in Frost's "The Road Not Taken".
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

(music) A key on a woodwind instrument of the clarinet family (cf octave key on other instruments) which induces the instrument to overblow.
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Speaker

One who speaks.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

A book of selections for declamation.
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

Someone who expresses in language; someone who talks (especially someone who delivers a public speech or someone especially garrulous);
The speaker at commencement
An utterer of useful maxims
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

Electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
Jun 18, 2022

Speaker

The presiding officer of a deliberative assembly;
The leader of the majority party is the Speaker of the House of Representatives
Jun 18, 2022

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