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mike

1mike

noun \ˈmīk\

Definition of MIKE

Examples of MIKE

  1. The announcer was wearing a mike.

Origin of MIKE

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1924

Other Audio Recording Terms

baffle, dub, fidelity, transcription, treble

Rhymes with MIKE

2mike

verb

: to put a microphone on (someone)

mikedmik·ing

Full Definition of MIKE

transitive verb
:  to supply with a microphone

First Known Use of MIKE

1939

Other Audio Recording Terms

baffle, dub, fidelity, transcription, treble

Mike

\ˈmīk\

Definition of MIKE

—a communications code word for the letter m

First Known Use of MIKE

1942

Other Alphabet Terms

cuneiform, linear, minuscule, pictograph, rune, symbology, wedge

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