Meaning of MICROPHONE in English

MICROPHONE

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), microphonic adjective

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