Meaning of MICROPHONE in English

MICROPHONE

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ boom , cordless , headset , radio , underwater , wireless

▪ condenser

▪ external

There's a place to plug in an external ~.

▪ built-in

▪ directional , omnidirectional

▪ concealed , hidden

▪ live , open

Unfortunately we were near an open ~ and all his colleagues heard what we said.

VERB + MICROPHONE

▪ speak into , use

▪ check , test

▪ wear

He was wearing a hidden ~.

MICROPHONE + VERB

▪ pick sth up , record sth

The ~ picks up the surrounding sounds.

▪ amplify sth

MICROPHONE + NOUN

▪ input ( esp. AmE ), jack

▪ stand

▪ headset

PREPOSITION

▪ behind a/the ~

Alex Jones is back behind the ~ for a new series.

▪ in front of a/the ~

Interviewees are placed in front of the ~ and grilled.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .