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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.
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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
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hear′ing aid`


n.
a compact electronic amplifier worn to improve one's hearing and usu. placed in or behind the ear.
[1920–25]
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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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Translations
naslouchátko
høreapparat
kuulolaite
slušni aparat
補聴器
보청기
hörapparat
เครื่องช่วยฟัง
dụng cụ trợ thính

hearing aid

napparecchio acustico
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hearing aid

سَمَاعَةُ أُذْن naslouchátko høreapparat Hörgerät ακουστικό βαρηκοΐας audífono kuulolaite prothèse acoustique slušni aparat apparecchio acustico 補聴器 보청기 gehoorapparaat høreapparat aparat słuchowy aparelho auditivo, audiofone слуховой аппарат hörapparat เครื่องช่วยฟัง işitme cihazı dụng cụ trợ thính 助听器
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