Whispering gallery

Definition of Whispering gallery

See under Whispering.
one of such a form that sounds produced in certain parts of it are concentrated by reflection from the walls to another part, so that whispers or feeble sounds are audible at a much greater distance than under ordinary circumstances. The dome of the U. S. capitol building is one example.

See also: Gallery Whispering

Related Words

dome, whispering dome
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