- of, relating to, or in the nature of a microphone.
- Electronics. tending to or capable of exhibiting microphonism.
Origin of microphonic
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Examples from the Web for microphonic
But cautiously, for we knew that the microphonic ears of a jailor might be upon us.
Microphonic tests at Pocatello indicate that the train is still moving.Eleven Possible Cases
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As he came to a standstill, his microphonic ears caught the sound of distant digging far above him.Wild Folk</p>
The sounds are quite distinct, and would seem to be produced by a microphonic action between the skin and the metal.Heroes of the Telegraph
Once he started to whisper to me aside, but like a flash, Tarrano with his microphonic ear, turned to interrupt us.
- of or relating to microphones
- (of valves or other electronic components) unusually sensitive to incident sound or mechanical shock
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