cardioid microphone

Definitions

Computing

  • noun a highly sensitive microphone that is used to pick up sound in a specific area, not used for general noise recording

Electronics

  • A directional microphone whose pickup pattern is shaped more or less like a heart. In one direction it has a nearly uniform response, while in the opposite direction it has almost none.

Media Studies

  • noun a microphone with a pick up pattern which captures most sounds in the vicinity
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