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ear·piece

 (îr′pēs′)
n.
1.
a. A part, as of a telephone receiver or hearing aid, that fits in or is held next to the ear.
b. An earphone, especially when not part of a pair.
2. Either of the two parts of an eyeglasses frame that extend over or around the ear.

earpiece

(ˈɪəˌpiːs)
n
(Telecommunications) the earphone in a telephone receiver

ear•piece

(ˈɪərˌpis)

n.
1. a piece that covers or passes over the ear, as on a cap or eyeglasses.
2. an earphone.
[1835–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earpiece - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into soundsearpiece - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear; "it was not the typing but the earphones that she disliked"
earplug - an earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
electro-acoustic transducer - a transducer that converts electrical to acoustic energy or vice versa
telephone receiver, receiver - earphone that converts electrical signals into sounds
Translations

earpiece

[ˈɪəpiːs] N (Telec) → auricular m

earpiece

[ˈɪərpiːs] n
[phone] → écouteur m
earpieces [spectacles] → branches fpl (de lunettes)

earpiece

[ˈɪəˌpiːs] n
a.auricolare m
b. (of glasses) → stanghetta
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