[puhb-lik-uh-dres] /ˈpʌb lɪk əˈdrɛs/
a combination of electronic devices that makes sound audible via loudspeakers to many people, as in an auditorium or out of doors.
See public-address system
a system of one or more microphones, amplifiers, and loudspeakers for increasing the sound level of speech or music, used in auditoriums, public gatherings, etc Sometimes shortened to PA system
[pat] /pæt/ verb (used with object), patted, patting. 1. to strike lightly or gently with something flat, as with a paddle or the palm of the hand, usually in order to flatten, smooth, or shape: to pat dough into flat pastry forms. 2. to stroke or tap gently with the palm or fingers as an […]
[peyst] /peɪst/ noun 1. a mixture of flour and water, often with starch or the like, used for causing paper or other material to adhere to something. 2. any soft, smooth, and plastic material or preparation. 3. dough, especially when prepared with shortening, as for making pie crust and other pastry: puff paste. 4. any […]
[puh-tah-kuh] /pəˈtɑ kə/ noun 1. a nickel, silver, or cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Macao, equal to 100 avos.
[pat-uh-keyk] /ˈpæt əˌkeɪk/ noun 1. a children’s game in which a child claps hands alone and with another child while chanting a nursery rhyme.