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tweeter

[ twee-ter ]
/ ˈtwi tər /
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noun

a small loudspeaker designed for the reproduction of high-frequency sounds.

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Origin of tweeter

First recorded in 1935–40; tweet + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for tweeter

tweeter
/ (ˈtwiːtə) /

noun

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

Word Origin for tweeter

C20: from tweet
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