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throat microphone Line breaks: throat micro|phone

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Definition of throat microphone in English:


A microphone attached to a speaker’s throat and actuated by the larynx.
Example sentences
  • Shahar attached his throat mike to his radio and squeezed the sides.
  • Clipping on a throat mike, I made my way upstream, recording my thoughts and telling the listeners all about the fishing on this delightful stretch of the river Ribble in the Ribble Valley in the delightful countryside of Lancashire.
  • The PRC-349 section radio was reliable and with its throat microphone allowed section commanders to communicate easily, while handling a weapon, note book or map - it was an almost ‘hands off’ radio.
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