electro-acoustic transducer

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Noun1.electro-acoustic transducer - a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
cartridge, pickup - an electro-acoustic transducer that is the part of the arm of a record player that holds the needle and that is removable
diaphragm - electro-acoustic transducer that vibrates to receive or produce sound waves
earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
loudspeaker, loudspeaker system, speaker system, speaker unit, speaker - electro-acoustic transducer that converts electrical signals into sounds loud enough to be heard at a distance
microphone, mike - device for converting sound waves into electrical energy
transducer - an electrical device that converts one form of energy into another
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Any sound level meter manufactured at present, contains, in addition to the software interface, also signal processing hardware including an electro-acoustic transducer [11].
In the present case, the electro-acoustic transducer is a condenser microphone.
Then the acoustic energy is converted into a tiny bit of electricity in an electro-acoustic transducer. The electricity in turn can partly charge a battery (delivering well-needed lighting after dark) and operate a fan directed at the combustion of the stove's biofuel, making the whole process more energy efficient.

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