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VOX

[ voks ]
/ vɒks /
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noun
a device in certain types of telecommunications equipment, as telephone answering machines, that converts an incoming voice or sound signal into an electrical signal that turns on a transmitter or recorder that continues to operate as long as the incoming signal is maintained.
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Origin of VOX

Acronym from voice-operated keying, altered to conform to Latin vōxvoice
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British Dictionary definitions for VOX

vox
/ (vɒks) /

noun plural voces (ˈvəʊsiːz)
a voice or sound

Word Origin for vox

Latin: voice
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