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2012-11-06 03:44:27

Tiny directional microphone invented, suitable for hearing aids - that filters out unwanted sounds Binghamton University researcher Ron Miles invented a tiny directional microphone – suitable for use in hearing aids – that filters out unwanted sounds. Now, with help from the SUNY Technology Accelerator Fund, he hopes to bring the idea to the marketplace. Technology for the hearing-impaired is hardly perfect. The small microphones contained within hearing aids do a good job...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.