earpiece

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noun ear·piece \ˈir-ˌpēs\

Definition of earpiece

  1. 1 :  the part of an instrument (as a telephone, stethoscope, or hearing aid) 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

1824

First Known Use of earpiece

1824


EARPIECE Defined for English Language Learners

earpiece

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noun ear·piece \ˈir-ˌpēs\

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 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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