a mechanism through which film passes in a projector for conversion of the soundtrack into audio-frequency signals that can be amplified and reproduced.
Words nearby sound head
Origin of sound head
First recorded in 1930–35
Also called sound gate.
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British Dictionary definitions for sound head
the part of a film projector that reproduces the sound in a film
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