- 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.
Origin of throat microphone
First recorded in 1955–60
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- a type of microphone that is held against the throat to pick up voice vibrationsAlso called: throat mike
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