hearing aid

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hearing aid

n.
A small electronic apparatus that amplifies sound and is worn in or behind the ear to compensate for impaired hearing.

hearing aid

n
(Medicine) a device for assisting the hearing of partially deaf people, typically consisting of a small battery-powered electronic amplifier with microphone and earphone, worn by a deaf person in or behind the ear

hear′ing aid`


n.
a compact electronic amplifier worn to improve one's hearing and usu. placed in or behind the ear.
[1920–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hearing aid - an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearinghearing aid - an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
electronic device - a device that accomplishes its purpose electronically
2.hearing aid - a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
acoustic device - a device for amplifying or transmitting sound
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In 2006, an OHD was placed on the left side, which the patient used in conjunction with a behind-the-ear hearing aid on the right.
Without a behind-the-ear hearing aid, Dagny can now wear sunglasses and her bike helmet more comfortably.
When this happens we offer a behind-the-ear hearing aid as an alternative but people often prefer to keep their in-the-ear aid, even if it goes wrong from time to time.
Hearing aids that are attached to eyeglasses are a type of behind-the-ear hearing aid.