Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small speaker that is worn in or over the ear, especially as one of a pair.

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  • noun A transducer that converts electric signals into sound and is held near the ear, especially as part of a telephone; an earpiece or headphone.

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  • noun electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

Etymologies

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ear +‎ phone.

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