close-talking microphone

close-talking microphone

[′klōs ‚tȯk·iŋ ′mī·krə‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
A microphone designed for use close to the mouth, so noise from more distant points is suppressed. Also known as noise-canceling microphone.
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