microphonics
microphonics mi`cro*phon"ics (m[imac]`kr[-o]*f[o^]n"[i^]ks), n. [See {Microphone}.] The science which treats of the means of increasing the intensity of low or weak sounds, or of the microphone. [1913 Webster]

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