earphone

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earphone electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
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Usage

In literature:

Bryce's earphones picked up Pierce's voice again.
"The Man Who Staked the Stars" by Charles Dye
For a long moment he listened, then held out the earphone with a broad grin.
"The Blue Ghost Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
A still-born scream died in his earphones.
"Feline Red" by Robert Sampson
But the earphone was minute.
"Second Variety" by Philip Kindred Dick
He could hear the mumble of voices through the earphone but could make no sense out of it.
"The Flaming Mountain" by Harold Leland Goodwin
Two of the sets were pocket size, and used hearing-aid-type earphones.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
It was his own voice Ellaby had heard through the earphones.
"The Dictator" by Milton Lesser
He had turned around from the Major Maintainer and pulled aside one of the earphones.
"The Big Time" by Fritz Reuter Leiber
A little hunchbacked fellow sat before the radio with earphones clamped over a shiny bald head.
"A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F." by Rutherford G. Montgomery
A crackling as of static entered the earphones and turned into a low hum.
"The Brain" by Alexander Blade
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In news:

Indianapolis-based Klipsch, long known as a maker of high-end speakers, didn't come up with its first earphones until two years ago.
I took the one piece earphone and spliced another ear piece on it and the resulting "stereo" effect had me hooked.
Earphones may be best way to block out moaning co-worker.
Beautiful screen, Excellent bundled earphones.
08 victim Zabel's dad scarred by earphones.
Altec Lansing Builds Custom, Professional- Caliber Earphones.
Earphones may be best way to handle moaning co-worker .
Earphones may be the best way to handle moaning co-worker .
Dear Abby Earphones may be best way to handle moaning co-worker .
Use earphones to tune out annoying coworker.
Earphones may block cubicle moans.
We review headphones and earphones for exercise, pleasure and travel.
More than with most wired headsets , you hear plenty of it through the earphones.
Fuse's InTune Earphones, $24.99 These in-ear headphones allow music lovers to heighten their audio experience based on the musical genre.
Altec Lansing Builds Custom, Professional-Caliber Earphones.
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In science:

The Plenary Talks were held in the Large Auditorium, where earphones were supplied at every seat for simultaneous translation (just like the United Nations).
Classical Chaos and its Quantum Manifestations
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