ear trumpet definition

  • noun:
    • A horn-shaped product formerly used to direct sound into the ear of a hearing-impaired person.
    • A conical form built to channel noise into the apex, which was placed in the ear, to act as a hearing aid.
    • an instrument to assist in hearing. It consists of a tube diverse in the outer end, and narrowing to a slender extremity which gets in the ear, thus gathering and intensifying noises in order to help the hearing of a partially deaf person.
    • See under Ear.
    • An apparatus for obtaining sound-waves and conveying all of them towards the ear, used chiefly because of the deaf.
    • a conical acoustic product previously used to direct noise on ear of a hearing-impaired individual

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