throat microphone

throat microphone

noun
a microphone worn around the throat and actuated by vibrations of the larynx, used when background noise would obscure the sound of speech, as in an airplane cockpit.

Origin:
1955–60

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throat microphone
 
n
Also called: throat mike a type of microphone that is held against the throat to pick up voice vibrations

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