electric ear

noun

Definition of electric ear

1 : a microphone with accessories adapted to the measurement of sound intensity
2 : an apparatus resembling an electric ear used for the automatic control of machinery

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“Electric ear.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electric%20ear. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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