Definitions

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  • n. A cushioned pad enclosing the speaker part of a headphone for purposes of hygiene and comfort.

Etymologies

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ear +‎ pad

Examples

  • And just to be thorough, I cut a little of the foam earpad out right over my ear, and now I hear just fine even with the pads on or in warmer weather just remove them.

    Richardson’s Accident Reignites Ski Helmet Debate - The Lede Blog - NYTimes.com

  • Behind the left earpad is a cable groove that winds through a couple turns to reach the connector deep inside (see image at right).

    Macworld

  • It turns out that the P5's comfy earpads are also replaceable, held in place by small magnets; each earpad pops off with a firm pull, revealing a 40mm Mylar-diaphragm driver.

    Macworld

  • The metal-and-foam construction is bulletproof, and I especially like the modular cable jack under the earpad.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Pros: Sound quality is good and loud; earpad is comfortable; cord is long enough.

    Newegg.com RSS Feed - Daily Deals

  • This noise-canceling headphone features a microphone, adjustable boom, and swiveling earpad.

    dealmac - Today's Edition

  • I go for the earmuff or earpad approach every time, and Jabra's

    Macworld

  • The right-side earpad has just one button for play/pause, and it's extremely easy to find.

    Macworld

  • SONIC Stereo Headphone with microphone, leatherette earpad and volume control, Model HP-259 - Sale Price:

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