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[attributive] (of an electrical device such as a voltmeter or microphone) containing a wire coil suspended in a magnetic field, so that the coil either moves in response to a current or produces a current when it is made to move.
- ‘Moving coil and low-level type transformers are very much alike.’
- ‘This permanent-magnet moving-coil meter movement is the basic movement in most measuring instruments.’
- ‘A moving-coil loudspeaker uses a coil of wire suspended in a stationary magnetic field.’
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