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ear·plug

 (îr′plŭg′)
n.
An object made of a soft, pliable material and fitted into the ear canal to block the entry of water or sound.

earplug

(ˈɪəˌplʌɡ)
n
a small piece of soft material, such as wax, placed in the ear to keep out noise or water

ear•plug

(ˈɪərˌplʌg)

n.
a plug of soft, pliable material inserted into the opening of the outer ear, esp. to keep out water or noise.
[1900–05]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.earplug - an earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
earphone, earpiece, headphone, phone - 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"
2.earplug - a plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise
plug, stopple, stopper - blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
Translations

earplug

[ˈɪəˌplʌg] ntappo per le orecchie

ear·plug

n. tapón para el oído.

earplug

n tapón auditivo or de oído
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