conque acoustique

14:33 Jan 9, 2002
French to English translations [PRO]
French term or phrase: conque acoustique
This is a kind of hood consisting of a series of wooden panels above a stage. The sound is bounced off these panels towards the audience
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3 +1acoustic shell
Neil Coffey
4elliptical horn
Lise Boismenu, B.Sc.



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elliptical horn

Domaine(s) : électroacoustique
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elliptical horn conque acoustique n. f.


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Lise Boismenu, B.Sc.
Local time: 13:55
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 328
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acoustic shell

Not 100% sure if 'acoustic shell' as
just as specific as 'conque', but
it might be a starting point...

Neil Coffey
United Kingdom
Local time: 18:55
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 118
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I considered that one myself but It's not right

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Bilingualduo: yes, it's acoustic shell, can also be a modular acoustic shell
23 mins

disagree  Lise Boismenu, B.Sc.: These are acoustical ceilings for public places. Nothing to do with overhead stage.
36 mins

agree  mckinnc: definitely. I have found confirmation of this in reference to the famous Fenice concert hall
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Comment: I considered that one myself but It's not right

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