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sound head

noun, Movies.
1.
a mechanism through which film passes in a projector for conversion of the soundtrack into audio-frequency signals that can be amplified and reproduced.
Also called sound gate.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for sound head

sound head

noun
1.
the part of a film projector that reproduces the sound in a film
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