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- adj. Of or relating to microphonics.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to a microphone; serving to intensify weak sounds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to or obtained by means of the microphone; serving to intensify small or weak sounds; microcoustic. Also microphonous.
- Of an intensity so small as to be audible only by the aid of the microphone.
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They can track an interloper's movements, using such sensing systems as motion detectors, vibration detectors and microphonic cable disturbance.
I'd guess that the thing wouldn't go loud/bassy enough to get much string feedback - so as long as the pickup isn't microphonic, it should be fine.
And he knew, too, that such preserved, living brains could be made to think and remember; that they could be communicated with by microphonic and loudspeaker electrical connections to their hearing and speech nervecenters.
That which I had thought to be distilled silence, was microphonic Babel — an intimate commingling of analogous noises varying in quality and intensity.
Mike's muttering; the clipped, staccato conversation of the power crew; the noises of the tools; the deep throb of the ship itself; the underlying oddness of the engine vibrations -- all these were fed into his microphonic ears.
'You are debating whether or not to refuse,' said the microphonic voice.
The sound may be aptly compared to the steady breathing of a child, and there is a striking resemblance between it and the microphonic sounds of gases diffusing through a porous septum as heard by Mr. Chandler Roberts.
Telephonic currents -- that is, currents induced in the secondary wire of an induction coil due to the variation of microphonic currents in the primary wire -- are not alternating currents.
The microphonic currents are intermittent or pulsatory, and always flow in the same direction.
And Soames knew with certainty that she'd been receiving a message from Fran, in the teeth of merciless watching and probably microphonic eavesdropping on every word.
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