earpiece definition

  • noun:
    • A part, at the time of a telephone receiver or hearing aid, that gels or is held next to the ear.
    • See earphone.
    • Either of the two parts of an eyeglasses framework that extend over or about the ear.
    • A speaker put inside or presented towards the ear.
    • The arm on a pair of cups that hooks within the ear to carry all of them in position.
    • a computer device for transforming electric indicators into sounds, made to be held over or placed to the ear.
    • A name directed at the side-piece regarding the burganet or available helmet associated with the sixteenth century, often manufactured from splints, and addressing a leather band or chin-band to which these are generally riveted. Compare cheek-piece. Also Known As oreillère.
    • electro-acoustic transducer for transforming electric indicators into noises; its held over or inserted into the ear

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