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microphonism

[mahy-kruh-foh-niz-uh m] /ˈmaɪ krəˌfoʊ nɪz əm/
noun, Electronics.
1.
a usually undesirable property of some electronic circuits or components in which mechanical vibrations of a component affect the signal being transmitted through the circuit.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; microphone + -ism
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