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microphonism

[ mahy-kruh-foh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈmaɪ krəˌfoʊ nɪz əm /
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noun Electronics.

a usually undesirable property of some electronic circuits or components in which mechanical vibrations of a component affect the signal being transmitted through the circuit.

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Origin of microphonism

First recorded in 1945–50; microphone + -ism
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