headphone

Definitions

Electronics

  • A small or miniature speaker which is intended to be placed within the outer ear, or immediately surrounding it. It is utilized for private, portable, or enhanced listening. A pair may be used for stereophonic listening. Also called headset (1), or earphone (1).
  • A headphone (1) specifically designed for use with a hearing aid amplifier. Also called earphone (2).
  • synonymheadset
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