Definitions

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  • adjective Surrounding the pinnae or external ears, as in circumaural headphones.

Etymologies

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From Latin, "around the ears".

Examples

  • Closed back headphones are also known as circumaural headphones.

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  • The term "circumaural" refers to how the ear cups of the headphones cup your ears.

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  • The closed circumaural cans feature large stereo drivers and very thick, soft pads.

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  • The closed circumaural cans feature large stereo drivers and very thick, soft pads.

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  • The closed circumaural cans feature large stereo drivers and very thick, soft pads.

    PCWorld

  • The closed circumaural cans feature large stereo drivers and very thick, soft pads.

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  • The headphones are a circumaural set so it will go fully around your ears though no mention was made if it is an open or closed set.

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  • Crafted for a secure yet lightweight feel, the circumaural design provides a comfortable fit for hours on end, letting you keep your style on lock in all situations whether it's in front of your gaming rig or jamming out to your MP3 player.

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  • The headphones are a circumaural set so it will go fully around your ears though no mention was made if it is an open or closed set.

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  • These closed-ear circumaural dynamic headphones are Sennheiser's top-of-the-line headphones for DJ and studio use.

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