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 Dictionary entry overview: What does mike mean? 

MIKE (noun)
  The noun MIKE has 1 sense:

1. device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

  Familiarity information: MIKE used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

MIKE (noun)

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Device for converting sound waves into electrical energy

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Nouns denoting man-made objects


microphone; mike

Hypernyms ("mike" is a kind of...):

electro-acoustic transducer (a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "mike"):

bug (a small hidden microphone; for listening secretly)

capacitor microphone; condenser microphone (microphone consisting of a capacitor with one plate fixed and the other forming the diaphragm moved by sound waves)

crystal microphone (a microphone in which sound waves vibrate a piezoelectric crystal that generates a varying voltage)

directional microphone (a microphone that is designed to receive sound from a particular direction)

spike mike (a contact microphone for listening through walls)

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