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throat microphone

noun

  1. a microphone worn around the throat and actuated by vibrations of the larynx, used when background noise would obscure the sound of speech, as in an airplane cockpit.


throat microphone

noun

  1. a type of microphone that is held against the throat to pick up voice vibrations Also calledthroat mike


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Word History and Origins

Origin of throat microphone1

First recorded in 1955–60

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Example Sentences

A throat microphone picked up the words and transmitted them to the ears of the man in the screen.

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