Definition of Earpiece

1. Noun. Electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear. "It was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"

Exact synonyms: Earphone, Headphone, Phone
Specialized synonyms: Earplug, Receiver, Telephone Receiver
Generic synonyms: Electro-acoustic Transducer



Definition of Earpiece

1. Noun. A speaker placed inside or held near to the ear. ¹

2. Noun. The arm on a pair of glasses that hooks over the ear to hold them in place. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Earpiece

1. an earphone [n -S] - See also: earphone

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Earpiece

earning
earning per share
earnings
earnings report
earnout
earnouts
earns
earnt
earpad
earpads
earphone
earphoned
earphones
earpick
earpicks
earpiece (current term)
earpieces
earplug
earplugged
earplugging
earplugs
earreach
earring
earringed
earrings
ears
ears-only
ears are burning
earsful
earsh

Literary usage of Earpiece

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1. Proceedings by Philadelphia County Medical Society (1888)
"Mr. Currier uses what is termed the "conical conversation tube," attaching two mouthpieces and tubes to a single earpiece, in order that the patient may ..."

2. Cavalry of the Clouds by Alan Bott (1917)
"We made a mouthpiece and a sound-box earpiece, and tried them on tubes of every ... Struck with an idea, the pilot fitted mouthpiece and earpiece to a stray ..."

3. American Telephone Practice by Kempster Blanchard Miller (1905)
"The piece, B, is hollowed ┬░ut as shown, to form a convenient earpiece. A hard rubber tailpiece, T, carrying two binding posts, //, fits over the end of the ..."

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