earphone definition

  • noun:
    • A device that converts electric indicators, as from a telephone, stereo, or radio receiver, to audible noise and fits over or perhaps in the ear. Also called earpiece.
    • A transducer that converts electric indicators into noise and it is held nearby the ear, specifically included in a telephone; an earpiece or headphone.
    • electro-acoustic transducer for transforming electric indicators into sounds; its held over or placed into the ear

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