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earpiece

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noun ear·piece \ˈir-ˌpēs\

Simple Definition of earpiece

  • : a part of a device that is placed in the ear for listening to something

  • : either one of the two pieces that support eyeglasses by resting on the ears

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of earpiece

  1. 1 :  a part of an instrument (as a telephone or stethoscope) that is placed against or inserted into the outer opening of the ear; especially :  earphone

  2. 2 :  one of the two sidepieces that support eyeglasses by passing over or behind the ears

Examples of earpiece in a sentence

  1. the earpiece of a stethoscope



1853

First Known Use of earpiece

1853


Medical Dictionary

earpiece

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noun ear·piece \ˈi(ə)r-ˌpēs\

Medical Definition of earpiece

  1. 1:  a part of an instrument (as a stethoscope or hearing aid) that is inserted into the outer opening of the ear

  2. 2:  one of the two sidepieces that support eyeglasses by passing over or behind the ears




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