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annunciator

[uh-nuhn-see-ey-ter] /əˈnʌn siˌeɪ tər/
noun
1.
an announcer.
2.
a signaling apparatus, generally used in conjunction with a buzzer, that displays a visual indication when energized by electric current.
Origin
1745-1755
1745-55; annūntiātor; see annunciate, -tor
Related forms
annunciatory
[uh-nuhn-see-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee] /əˈnʌn si əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for annunciator
  • If an annunciator shows any location-related information that is not obvious, a graphic diagram should be provided.
  • Call for an on site location approval of master box and annunciator.
  • Functionally test temperature alarms and annunciator points.
  • Revise legend to include graphic and identifier of fire alarm annunciator.
  • The panel and/or annunciator shall be easily accessible and not subject to freezing temperatures.
British Dictionary definitions for annunciator

annunciator

/əˈnʌnsɪˌeɪtə/
noun
1.
a device that gives a visual indication as to which of a number of electric circuits has operated, such as an indicator in a hotel showing in which room a bell has been rung
2.
a device giving an audible signal indicating the position of a train
3.
a less common word for announcer
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