Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of earphone.
  • n. Headphones; a pair of small loudspeakers intended to be worn with one speaker inside each outer ear or covering all or part of the ear.

Etymologies

ear + phone (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • She picks up her watch and slips it over her wrist, reels out the earphones from the stick clipped to her belt and puts them in, clipping them into the booster sockets in her earrings so her lenses can pick up the video signals.

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  • It had an eye visor, broken off rather quickly, and stamped tin earphones.

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  • I think the dude with the earphones is the MacGruber director.

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  • Pandora.com is still working for me as I write this, but I assume that the sounds coming through my earphones are the last sounds of a dying industry.

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  • Coming through the earphones were the sounds of rustling bed linens, of bodies readjusting, of Pinkie moving close to his naked wife and caressing the skin dusted with talcum powder from a silver-capped jar.

    Fat Tuesday

  • The earphones are the ones that sit in your ears which I find them to be pretty comfortable.

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  • Needless to say my earphones are my friends when I go home.

    Sadly, No!

  • Items that can not be returned include: software, units with contents or packaging that is damaged/missing, and items that are considered for personal use (such as earphones, instrument mouthpieces, or other items that you wouldn't want to purchase if someone else had previously used them).

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  • Their Backbeat line of earphones which is part of their consumer line, includes a broad line of headphones, home audio products and computer speakers and now includes a new "Pro" line that assures musician-quality earphones.

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  • This unique technology enables a wide range of applications such as earphones for the music and gaming markets, hearing protection for military and industrial applications, affordable hearing aids and the ever expanding Bluetooth (TM) headset market.

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