Definition Of microphone


an instrument for converting sound waves into electrical energy variations, which may then be amplified, transmitted, or recorded.

We don't take up much room and don't have any amplifiers or microphones to encumber us.

Example Of microphone

  • A reporter stood behind him pointing a microphone connected to a minidisc recorder at us.

  • Acoustic guitars may be amplified by placing a contact microphone inside the body.

  • Carolyn clicked and then spoke into the microphone and headphone she suddenly found by the computer.

  • Every little sound echoed causing somewhat of a microphonic effect.

  • He fixed them up with small, cordless microphones attached to their shirt collars.

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