audio response unit


noun Computers.

a device that enables a computer to give a spoken response by generating sounds similar to human speech.
a similar device that selects from a vocabulary of prerecorded words. Abbreviation: ARU

Nearby words

  1. audio conference,
  2. audio description,
  3. audio disc,
  4. audio frequency,
  5. audio response,
  6. audio-,
  7. audio-lingual,
  8. audio-lingual method,
  9. audioanalgesia,
  10. audiocassette

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