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ribbon microphone

noun
1.
a microphone that utilizes a metal ribbon suspended in a magnetic field.
Origin of ribbon microphone
1930-1935
First recorded in 1930-35
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British Dictionary definitions for ribbon microphone

ribbon microphone

noun
1.
a type of microphone in which the conductor is a thin ribbon of aluminium alloy moving perpendicularly in a magnetic field. It is strongly directional and can be used to reduce unwanted side noise
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