magnetic pickup


noun

a phonograph pickup in which the vibrations of the stylus cause variations in or motions of a coil in a magnetic field that produces corresponding variations in an electrical voltage.

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British Dictionary definitions for magnetic pickup

magnetic pick-up

noun

a type of record player pick-up in which the stylus moves an iron core in a coil, causing a changing magnetic field that produces the current
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