annunciator
noun Date: circa 1753 one that annunciates; specifically a usually electrically controlled signal board or indicatorannunciatory adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Annunciator — An*nun ci*a tor, n. [L. annuntiator.] 1. One who announces. Specifically: An officer in the church of Constantinople, whose business it was to inform the people of the festivals to be celebrated. [1913 Webster] 2. An indicator (as in a hotel)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • annunciator — index harbinger, informant, informer (a person who provides information) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • annunciator — [ə nun′sē āt΄ər] n. [LL(Ec) annuntiator] 1. a person or thing that announces 2. an electric indicator, as a light or buzzer, used in hotels, offices, etc. to show the source of calls …   English World dictionary

  • annunciator — indikatorius statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. annunciator; display; indicator; scope vok. Anzeigegerät, n; Anzeiger, m; Indikator, m; Sichtanzeiger, m rus. индикатор, m pranc. afficheur, m; indicateur, m ryšiai: sinonimas –… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • annunciator — signalizatorius statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. alarm; annunciator vok. Melder, m; Signalgeber, m rus. сигнализатор, m pranc. avertisseur, m; indicateur, m; signalisateur, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • annunciator — annunciatory /euh nun see euh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. /euh nun see ay teuhr/, n. 1. an announcer. 2. a signaling apparatus, generally used in conjunction with a buzzer, that displays a visual indication when energized by electric current. [1745… …   Universalium

  • annunciator — noun a) Anything that announces something b) A signalling devices that shows which of several electrical circuits is active, especially such a device in a telephone switchboard …   Wiktionary

  • annunciator — an nun·ci·a·tor || tÉ™ n. one who announces, one who proclaims …   English contemporary dictionary

  • annunciator — Indicator flag in a gyrocompass that alternates between a dot and a cross and does not settle on either when AC (alternating current) supply is on. If the compass drifts, then either the dot or the cross will be visible, and the compass will not… …   Aviation dictionary

  • annunciator — noun a device such as a bell or light that indicates which of several electric circuits has been activated …   English new terms dictionary

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