Definition of Microphonic

1. a. Of or pert. to a microphone; serving to intensify weak sounds.



Definition of Microphonic

1. [adj]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Microphonic

microphanerophyte
microphanerophytes
microphase
microphases
microphenocryst
microphenocrystic
microphenocrysts
microphenomena
microphenomenon
microphobia
microphone
microphone boom
microphoned
microphones
microphonia
microphonic (current term)
microphonics
microphoning
microphonoscope
microphonous
microphotograph
microphotographic
microphotographs
microphotography
microphotometer
microphotometers
microphotometry
microphthalmia
microphthalmy

Literary usage of Microphonic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Radio Engineering Principles by Henri Lauer, Harry Leonard Brown (1919)
"They are generally designated as the microphonic method of control, ... microphonic Methods of Modulation.—The microphonic methods of control or modulation ..."

2. Maxwell's Theory and Wireless Telegraphy by Frederick King Vreeland, Henri Poincaré (1904)
"microphonic Detectors.*— This class includes ail detectors of the ... It has long been known that two conducting surfaces in * The word " microphonic " is ..."

3. Nature by Nature Publishing Group, Norman Lockyer (1879)
"Lateral pressure on a compact electric conductor excites no microphonic action. ... An apparatus can be made to yield microphonic effects where there is no ..."

4. Journal of the Society of Telegraph Engineers and of Electricians: Including (1883)
"My answer to this is, simply, that the microphonic condition still existed when the little weight was placed on the loose carbon; and, if Mr. Bidwell had ..."

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