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...
- 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...
- 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...
- A contact microphone, also known as a pickup or a piezo, is a form of microphone that senses audio vibrations through contact with solid objects. Unlike...
- A wireless microphone, or cordless microphone, is a microphone without a physical cable connecting it directly to the sound recording or amplifying equipment...
- 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...
- pop filter, pop shield or pop screen is a noise protection filter for microphones, typically used in a recording studio. It serves to reduce or eliminate...
- term microphone preamplifier can either refer to the electronic circuitry within a microphone, or to a separate device or circuit that the microphone is...
- Microphone Champion is the second studio album by English grime MC Skepta, released on 1 June 2009. It includes the single "Too Many Man" featuring Boy...
- An electret microphone is a type of electrostatic capacitor-based microphone, which eliminates the need for a polarizing power supply by using a permanently...
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