A genericised trademark of Tannoy Ltd, a manufacturer of public address systems. "Tannoy" is a syllabic abbreviation of tantalumalloy, which was the material used in a type of electrolyticrectifier developed by the company.
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From the babbling station tannoy to the squeaking door of the hotel dining room, Tati gives inanimate objects a life of their own.
With the atmosphere cranked up to full tempo with the tannoy banging out stadium rousing anthem ' Stand By Your Man ' (!
Some people hear ' voices ' which can be like a loud tannoy, whispers or compelling silent thoughts.
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