Definition of dummy head in English:

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dummy head

Entry from US English dictionary


A model of a human head with a microphone in each ear, used in making binaural and other sound-recording techniques.
Example sentences
  • The levels of radiation recorded in the CA's tests on a dummy head depended on the position of the hands-free cable.
  • Unfortunately, experiments with dummy heads suggest they don't work.

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Syllabification: dum·my head

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