Definition of earpiece
1 : the part of an instrument (such as a telephone, stethoscope, or hearing aid) that is placed against or inserted into the outer opening of the ear; especially : earphone
2 : one of the two sidepieces that support eyeglasses by passing over or behind the ears
Examples of earpiece in a Sentence
the earpiece of a stethoscope
Recent Examples of earpiece from the Web
No earpiece or other memory aid — not uncommon with older actors, even on Broadway — was available for his use.
Spicer's complaint about a British journalist's earpiece tweet — while entirely legitimate — did not in any way address the most important media narrative of the moment.
Citing a tweet by a BBC reporter that erroneously reported that the President was not wearing an earpiece to hear the translation of remarks made by Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
Or Waverly Labs' earpiece that translates 30 foreign languages in real time.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis 500 drivers receive a steady stream of advice, much of it pumped into their earpiece from their pit crew.
The soft earpieces are hypo-allergenic and can easily be removed for spot-cleaning.
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First Known Use of earpiece
EARPIECE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of earpiece for English Language Learners
: 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
Medical Definition of earpiece
1: a part of an instrument (as a stethoscope or hearing aid) that is inserted into the outer opening of the ear
2: one of the two sidepieces that support eyeglasses by passing over or behind the ears
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