Business / Machine Shop / Mike: A term used for micrometer, or to measure with a micrometer.

Mike (MLB)

Entertainment / Football / Mike (MLB): The middle linebacker in 4-3 formation. In the 3-4 formation Mike is the Interior Linebacker(ILB) that play in the strong side of the formation. Mike has the responsibility to defend the interior gaps MORE

Microphone (Mike)

Technology / Television (TV) / Microphone (Mike): Device used to record sound. The pickup pattern of a microphone may be omnidirectional or cardioid. See also lavaliere microphone and hypercardioid microphone. MORE

Proximity Effect

Technology / Home Audio / Proximity Effect: An increase in the bass response of some microphones as the distance between the mike and its sound source is decreased. MORE

Condenser Microphone

Technology / Home Audio / Condenser Microphone: A mike that depends on an external power supply or internal battery to electrostatically charge capacitor plates, one of which is subjected to sonic motion. Also called a 'Capacitor' microphone. MORE


Entertainment / Football / Jumbo: An offensive package which includes two tight ends, a full back and a half back. Similar to heavy jumbo, in which either the half back or the fullback is replaced by another tight end. In a goal line MORE


Entertainment / Basketball / Layups: A layup is a two point attempt made by leaping from below, laying the ball up near the basket, and using one hand to tip the ball over the rim and into the basket (layin) or to bank it off the backboa MORE