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microphone

 [mi´kro-fōn]
a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.

mi·cro·phone

(mī'krō-fōn),
An instrument for converting sounds to electrical signals.
[micro- + G. phōnē, sound]

microphone

/mi·cro·phone/ (mi´krah-fōn) a device to pick up sound for amplification or transmission.

microphone

a device to pick up sound for purposes of amplification or transmission.
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Spaced-array enthusiasts will counter that although the central and near-central images produced by their technique may be more diffuse and less stable when listening from the sweet spot than what is possible with coincident-pickup techniques, the negative effects can be minimized by using the previously noted blended center microphone.
One elk trotted up to the microphone, bellowing his challenge.
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