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
Mariah Carey, live onstage in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, can’t hear her backing track in her earpiece.
Click tracks became common in performances, especially of Minimalist music, with musicians fitted with an earpiece that delivered a steady beat.
Before the show starts, each person will be given an earpiece to wear throughout the show.
The front has identical bezels to an iPhone and mimics the earpiece, front camera, and home button placement.
It was hooked up to monitors watching a couple on a date, including one who is wearing a tiny, unnoticeable earpiece and listening to Chrissy give her own brand of original, non-traditional dating tips.
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll seemed to hint about not wanting Wilson seeing Kaepernick wearing an earpiece and holding a clipboard in a Seahawks uniform on the sidelines during the 2017 season.
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.
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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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