microphoning

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n microphoning the transduction of sound waves into electrical waves (by a microphone)
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Usage

In literature:

A microphone recessed in the outer wall brought them the fading whisper of air from outside.
"The Black Star Passes" by John W Campbell
I have found microphones and screen-pickups planted around.
"The Cosmic Computer" by Henry Beam Piper
We heard a tiny microphonic voice, Anita's voice.
"Wandl the Invader" by Raymond King Cummings
Two cameras, one walkie-talkie, and two microphones.
"The Galaxy Primes" by Edward Elmer Smith
True, the loudspeaker, the microphone, and all other instruments made of ordinary matter had been burned off clean.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
When he was certain that it was heading for him, he grabbed the audioceiver microphone and began calling hurriedly.
"On the Trail of the Space Pirates" by Carey Rockwell
But cautiously, for we knew that the microphonic ears of a jailor might be upon us.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
Deston flipped a switch and spoke, quietly but clearly, into a microphone.
"Subspace Survivors" by E. E. Smith
Then, he laid his tools aside, and picked up a small microphone.
"The Players" by Everett B. Cole
The officer reached for his microphone.
"Triplanetary" by Edward Elmer Smith
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In poetry:

And he knows from a hundred signals the buzzing call of his own,
The breaks and the vibrant stresses, —
The F, and the G, and the Esses,
That call his hand to the answering key and his mouth to the microphone.
"Signals" by Gilbert Frankau

In news:

Titus Andronicus frontman Patrick Stickles was rushed to the hospital Wednesday night after sustaining a serious electrical zap from a microphone at a Brooklyn rehearsal space.
DPA Microphones (Danish Pro Audio) received the King Frederik IX Award at a ceremony at Fredensborg Castle June 11 in recognition of the manufacturer's contribution to Danish export .
Kanye West takes the microphone from Taylor Swift as she accepts the "Best Female Video" award during the Video Music Awards (AP Photo).
BB&T Bank recently donated microphones and headphones to Show READ.
Digital television (DTV) is getting closer, bringing with it a major headache for audio engineers working with wireless microphone and personal monitoring systems.
Presented by BroadwayUnderstudies.com, the performers will not be informed of which song they will be performing until they step up to the microphone.
Michael Vick wore a pack of ice with a bandage wrapped around it on his right hand, and as the Philadelphia Eagles' quarterback sat behind the microphone in the wake of his team's 29-16 loss to the New York Giants, he was furious.
Brooklyn's Ex-Cops was slightly more earnest than your average Biggest Borough Band, as the guitarist and singer padded around and careened into his microphone, looking pleased with/focused on what he was hearing.
No microphones stuck in his face.
" Radio and television "bloopers" have revealed the dangers of an open microphone from the earliest days of broadcasting.
Hits Audience Member In The Face With His Microphone.
Sennheiser expanded its selection of custom microphones with new chrome and chrome color mic personalization options for wireless and wired microphones.
Guaranteed to improve reception for wireless microphones and IEM systems, Kaltman Creations LLC has just introduced the IWxCPA antenna, under the Invisible Waves product banner.
BALTIMORE — Referee Gene Steratore turned on his microphone to greet the captains of the Cleveland Browns and Baltimore Ravens for the pre-game coin toss.
Fisher finds her forte behind the microphone.
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In science:

The latter had a long development phase (almost like a space pro ject!), partly because of the difficulty to keep the microphonic noise within acceptable limits.
High-Redshift Galaxies: The Far-Infrared and Sub-Millimeter View
The thresholds, (2÷10) keV, being mainly determined by leakage currents and electronic and microphone noises, are too high for the experiment on the measurement of the neutrino magnetic moment with ATS.
Status of the Experiment on the Laboratory Search for the Electron Antineutrino Magnetic Moment at the Level mu_nu < 3 s 10^{-12}mu_B
The lateral brace and stiffening rings of the SNS bg = 0.61 cavity will be used on the bg = 0.47 cavity to reduce microphonic excitation.
Status Report on Multi-Cell Superconducting Cavity Development for Medium-Velocity Beams
The RIA cavities will be over-coupled in order to ensure that the gradient can be maintained in the presence of microphonics .
Status Report on Multi-Cell Superconducting Cavity Development for Medium-Velocity Beams
Some microphonic measurements were done on a single-cell cavity .
Status Report on Multi-Cell Superconducting Cavity Development for Medium-Velocity Beams
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