Whispering Gallery?


A whispering gallery is often beneath a dome or a vault and it is always built in the form of a circular wall, which enables whispered communication from any part of the internal side of the perimeter to any other part. It is an effect that was discovered in the whispering gallery of St Paul's Cathedral in London.
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whispering gallery
a space or gallery beneath a dome or broad arch in which low sounds produced at any of certain points are clearly audible at certain other distant points.
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A whispering gallery is a large room that is shaped such that if you stand in the right spot, you can be heard everywhere, even if you are whispering. It is a gallery beneath a dome
( ′wis·pər·iŋ ′gal·rē ) (acoustics) A domed gallery in which weak sounds can be heard at great distances.
whispering gallery: a space beneath a dome or arch in which sounds produced at certain points are clearly audible at certain distant points
When a visitor to this type of gallery stands at a focus point and whispers, the
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Whispering galleries normally work by communicating from on part of the gallery's outside circumference of the circle to the opposite part of the circumference ...
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