Definition of Microphone. Meaning of Microphone. Synonyms of Microphone

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Definition of Microphone

Microphone
Microphone Mi"cro*phone, n. [Micro- + Gr. ? sound, voice: cf. F. microphone.] (Physics) An instrument for intensifying and making audible very feeble sounds. It produces its effects by the changes of intensity in an electric current, occasioned by the variations in the contact resistance of conducting bodies, especially of imperfect conductors, under the action of acoustic vibrations.

Meaning of Microphone from wikipedia

- A microphone, colloquially nicknamed mic or mike (/maɪk/), is a transducer that converts sound into an electrical signal. Microphones are used in many...
- Microphonics or microphony describes the phenomenon wherein certain components in electronic devices transform mechanical vibrations into an undesired...
- A ribbon microphone, also known as a ribbon velocity microphone, is a type of microphone that uses a thin aluminum, duraluminum or nanofilm of electrically...
- The Microphones were an American rock band from Olympia, Washington, founded in 1996 and ended in 2003, with a short reunion following in 2007. The band...
- connect microphones to audio equipment—including PA systems, radios, tape recorders, and numerous other devices. The most common microphone connector...
- lavalier microphone or lavalier (also known as a lav, lapel mic, clip mic, body mic, collar mic, neck mic or personal mic) is a small microphone used for...
- An electret microphone is a type of electrostatic capacitor-based microphone, which eliminates the need for a polarizing power supply by using a permanently...
- A throat microphone, also called a laryngophone, is a type of contact microphone that absorbs vibrations directly from the wearer's throat by way of single...
- responsibility of the boom operator is microphone placement, usually using a boom pole (or "fishpole") with a microphone attached to the end (called a boom...
- A wireless microphone is a microphone without a physical cable connecting it directly to the sound recording or amplifying equipment with which it is ****ociated...
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