crystal microphone


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crystal microphone

n
(Electronics) a microphone that uses a piezoelectric crystal to convert sound energy into electrical energy
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Noun1.crystal microphone - a microphone in which sound waves vibrate a piezoelectric crystal that generates a varying voltage
crystal - a crystalline element used as a component in various electronic devices
microphone, mike - device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
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