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Meaning of "microphone" in Essential English Dictionary

microphone

noun   /ˈmaɪkrəfəʊn/
a piece of electrical equipment for recording sounds, or for making sounds louder
Translations of “microphone”
in Arabic مُكَبِّر صَوْت…
in Korean 마이크…
in Malaysian mikrofon…
in French micro(phone)…
in Turkish mikrofon…
in Italian microfono…
in Chinese (Traditional) 擴音器,麥克風,話筒…
in Russian микрофон…
in Polish mikrofon…
in Vietnamese micrô…
in Spanish micrófono…
in Portuguese microfone…
in Thai เครื่องขยายเสียง…
in German das Mikrophon…
in Catalan micròfon…
in Japanese マイク(ロフォン)…
in Indonesian mikrofon, pelantang suara…
in Chinese (Simplified) 扩音器,麦克风,话筒…
(Definition of microphone from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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