Meaning of MICROPHONE in English

MICROPHONE

/muy"kreuh fohn'/ , n.

an instrument capable of transforming sound waves into changes in electric currents or voltage, used in recording or transmitting sound.

[ 1875-80; MICRO-, in sense "enlarging" (extracted from MICROSCOPE) + -PHONE ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .