a loudspeaker horn with a cross-sectional area varying as a constant raised to an exponent proportional to the distance from the vertex.
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Origin of exponential horn
First recorded in 1925–30
Words nearby exponential horn
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British Dictionary definitions for exponential horn
a horn for the radiation of acoustic or high-frequency electromagnetic waves, of which the cross-sectional area increases exponentially with the length
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