HyperDic: microphone

English > 1 sense of the word microphone:
NOUNartifactmicrophone, mike, micdevice for converting sound waves into electrical energy
microphone > pronunciation
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English > microphone: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningdevice for converting sound waves into electrical energy.
Synonymsmike, mic
NarrowerbugA small hidden / hidden microphone
condenser microphone, capacitor microphone, condenser mike, capacitor mikemicrophone consisting of a capacitor with one plate fixed and the other forming the diaphragm moved by sound waves
contact microphone, contact mikeA microphone designed to be used in contact with a source of sound (or with a resonating surface)
crystal microphone, crystal mikeA microphone in which sound waves vibrate a piezoelectric crystal that generates a varying voltage
directional microphone, directional mikeA microphone that is designed to receive sound from a particular direction
Broaderelectro-acoustic transducerA transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
Spanishmicrófono, micro
Catalanmicròfon, micro

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