microphonenoun [C]uk /ˈmaɪ.krə.fəʊn/ us /ˈmaɪ.krə.foʊn/ (informal mike, mic)
- Can you show me where the microphone plugs into the tape recorder?
- The microphone converts acoustic waves to electrical signals for transmission.
- They thrust a microphone in front of me and fired questions at me.
- The photographer tripped over a lead, wrenching a microphone from its stand.