HyperDic: earphone

English > 1 sense of the word earphone:
NOUNartifactearphone, earpiece, headphone, phoneelectro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds
earphone > pronunciation
Soundsih'rfow.n; iy'rfow.n
Rhymesacetone ... zone: 126 rhymes with own...
English > earphone: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
Meaningelectro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear.
Example"it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
Synonymsearpiece, headphone, phone
NarrowerearplugAn earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
telephone receiver, receiverearphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
Broaderelectro-acoustic transducerA transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
Spanishaudífono, auriculares, auricular
Catalanauricular

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