Definition of Microphonics

1. n. The science which treats of the means of increasing the intensity of low or weak sounds, or of the microphone.



Definition of Microphonics

1. Noun. (electronics) The phenomenon where certain components in electronic devices transform mechanical vibrations into an unwanted electrical signal. ¹

2. Noun. (dated) The science of increasing the intensity of low or weak sounds, or of microphones generally. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Microphonics

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Medical Definition of Microphonics

1. The science which treats of the means of increasing the intensity of low or weak sounds, or of the microphone. See: Microphone. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Microphonics

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

Literary usage of Microphonics

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1. Elson's Music Dictionary: Containing the Definition and Pronunciation of by Louis Charles Elson (1905)
"microphonics. The science, or art of increasing the intensity of sounds. Middle C. That С which is between Middle part. Any parts that lie between the ..."

2. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2005)
"Allows modelling of SC cavity effects such as Lorentz-force detuning, microphonics and effects due to inadequate mechanical damping, etc. ..."

3. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"Ruben, RJ, GG Knickerbocker, J. Sekula, GT Nager, and JE Bordley. l959. Cochlear microphonics in man. Laryngoscope 69:665-67l. Rubin, LF l976. ..."

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