velocity microphone

velocity microphone

[və′läs·əd·ē ′mī·krə‚fōn]
(engineering acoustics)
A microphone whose electric output depends on the velocity of the air particles that form a sound wave; examples are a hot-wire microphone and a ribbon microphone.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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