impact microphone

impact microphone

[′im‚pakt ′mī·krə‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
An instrument that picks up the vibration of an object impinging upon another, used especially on space probes to record the impact of small meteoroids.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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