earpiece

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n earpiece 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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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n earpiece A name given to the side-piece of the burganet or open helmet of the sixteenth century, usually made of splints, and covering a leather strap or chin-band to which they are riveted. Compare cheek-piece. Also called oreillère.
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Usage

In literature:

She seated herself on a stool and donned the bright earpiece.
"Darkwater" by W. E. B. Du Bois
A gruff, angry male voice snarled out of the earpiece at me.
"Highways in Hiding" by George Oliver Smith
A tinny voice came from the earpiece.
"Out Like a Light" by Gordon Randall Garrett
One hand held the control box for the little earpiece he wore.
"The Penal Cluster" by Ivar Jorgensen (AKA Randall Garrett)
V.'s earpiece had slipped from under his cap.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
Lieutenant Devon Robbins, was pressing in his earpiece, incredulous at what he was hearing.
"Project Cyclops" by Thomas Hoover
The tapering point communicates the fact to the earpiece.
"The Romance of Modern Invention" by Archibald Williams
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In news:

Sporty new Pheos safety glasses from Germany's Uvex feature earpieces made with a soft-touch Thermolast K styrenic TPE compound from Kraiburg TPE GmbH (U.
It's designed to improve audio quality in headsets and earpieces for the iPhone.
Jeremy Johns, Sales Associate at Custom Earpiece , explains the benefits of the Black Diamond CE240 2-Way Radio, and coiled tube earpieces , and how they can help the dental practice run more smoothly with better communication efficiency.
Jeremy Johns, Sales Associate at Custom Earpiece , explains the benefits of the Black Diamond CE240 2-Way Radio, and coiled tube earpieces , including providing a solution for in-office communication.
Jawbone, a company best known for making fashionable Bluetooth earpieces, announced today that it will sell an all-in-one smart fitness gadget that aims to help people totally improve their personal health and fitness.
A malfunctioning earpiece became an embarassing moment for ESPN College Basketball Analist Dick Vitale.
Headphone /Earpiece Technology will include headphones and in-ear transducers for professional studios, live sound and broadcast.
Jawbone , a company best known for making fashionable Bluetooth earpieces, announced today that it will sell an all-in-one smart fitness gadget that aims to help people totally improve their personal health and fitness.
Cons Earpiece volume is a bit low.
We will be driving down the road he will tap his earpiece and start talking.
NEW YORK — Trace Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting but said he meant no offense by it.
NEW YORK (AP) — Trace Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting but says he meant no offense by it.
NEW YORK — Trace Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting but says he meant no offense by it.
Trace Adkins wore an earpiece decorated like the Confederate flag when he performed for the Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree Lighting but says he meant no offense by it.
In the TV biz you're required to have an earpiece to hear your producer and such.
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In science:

The combination of this structure and the two hot spots resembles a set of ‘headphones’ (the hot spots mark the ‘earpieces’).
Chandra X-ray Observations of Cygnus A and Pictor A
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