crystal pick-up

noun

a record-player pick-up in which the current is generated by the deformation of a piezoelectric crystal caused by the movements of the stylus

Nearby words

  1. crystal meth,
  2. crystal microphone,
  3. crystal nucleus,
  4. crystal oscillator,
  5. crystal palace,
  6. crystal pickup,
  7. crystal pleat,
  8. crystal set,
  9. crystal system,
  10. crystal violet

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