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head·phone

 (hĕd′fōn′)
n.
A small speaker that is worn over or in the ear, often as one of a pair connected by a wire attached to a band running over the head

headphone

(ˈhɛdˌfəʊn)
n
either of the earpieces in a set of headphones

head•phone

(ˈhɛdˌfoʊn)

n. Usu., headphones.
1. a headset designed for use with a stereo system.
2. any set of earphones.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.headphone - electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into soundsheadphone - 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
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