- a small loudspeaker designed for the reproduction of high-frequency sounds.
Origin of tweeter
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Examples from the Web for tweeter
When news of the smuggled skulls broke over the wires early last November a Tweeter from Mogadishu replied: Shhh keep it quiet!Burundi’s Black Market Skull Trade
January 26, 2014
Whoever this tweeter was, s/he has been hearing the refrain since the day s/he got into the game.
Their narrative holds that it somehow magically ended—perhaps not in 1955, as our tweeter suggested, but certainly in the 1970s.
To catch the “real” tweeter, Weiner explained that he had hired an Internet security firm to investigate.Lies Anthony Weiner Told Me
July 31, 2013
Read the best of his live chat here, from his oppenness to 'more smart cuts' to his praise for one tweeter's purple hair.Obama’s Twitter Chat: The Best of #My2K
December 3, 2012
- a loudspeaker used in high-fidelity systems for the reproduction of high audio frequencies. It is usually employed in conjunction with a woofer and a crossover network
C20: from tweet
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Word Origin and History for tweeter
"loudspeaker for high frequencies," 1934, agent noun from tweet.
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