annunciator

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an indicator that announces which electrical circuit has been active (as on a telephone switchboard)

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That first annunciatory case had a very well set-out array of fine, oldtime Leadville specimens from the collections of Dave Bunk, Ed Raines and the Colorado School of Mines.
I thought of Yeats's poem about Leda's violent yet annunciatory encounter with the swan, in which the poet asks, "Did she put on his knowledge with his power?
the wind, a sign / Without meaning but beautiful, serving almost / No purpose at all except to create a kind of mild / Annunciatory sense that, yes, everything is about us" (8).
These diligent signposts come close to the practice of Shakespeare's own theatre, which also relied on annunciatory placards and the like.
In order to illustrate the workings of this annunciatory voice, I cite almost in its entirety one of the key poems of the collection:
This same naturalistic sensibility is in Fra Angelico's two small panels of the Annunciatory Angel and Virgin from Munich.