Meaning of MICROPHONE in English


I. ˈmīkrəˌfōn noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary micr- + -phone

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

II. transitive verb

: to transmit by microphone

Webster's New International English Dictionary.      Новый международный словарь английского языка Webster.