Meaning of MICROPHONE in English

MICROPHONE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmī-krə-ˌfōn ]

noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1878

: an instrument whereby sound waves are caused to generate or modulate an electric current usually for the purpose of transmitting or recording sound (as speech or music)

• mi·cro·phon·ic ˌmī-krə-ˈfä-nik adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.