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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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This issued continuation-in-part patent continues to add value to Energy's Utility Patent 8,243,973, with claims including eyewear with wireless earpieces, methods to secure the earpieces to the eyewear's frame, and for charging the earpieces while stored on the frame.
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