from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A horn-shaped device formerly used to direct sound into the ear of a hearing-impaired person.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An apparatus for collecting sound-waves and conveying them to the ear, used chiefly by the deaf.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A conical shape designed to channel sound to the
apex, which was placed in the ear, to serve as a hearing aid.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
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