induction loop system

noun

a system enabling partially deaf people to hear dialogue and sound in theatres, cinemas, etc, consisting of a loop of wire placed round the perimeter of a designated area. This emits an electromagnetic signal which is picked up by a hearing aidOften shortened to: induction loop

Nearby words

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  2. induction coil,
  3. induction furnace,
  4. induction hardening,
  5. induction heating,
  6. induction motor,
  7. induction period,
  8. inductive,
  9. inductive coupling,
  10. inductive reactance

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