hearing aid


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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
Translations
References in periodicals archive ?
While that may have been true a couple decades ago, the modern hearing aid is a miniature technological powerhouse that can stand proudly alongside other trendy consumer wearable technologies.
Customized at libre ang hearing aids at ang kagandahan nito kapag nabigyan na sila ng hearing aid may after-care pa, halimbawa, kapag low na ang battery ng gamit nilang hearing aid bibigyan sila ng extra battery, PDAO head Arnold de Guzman said.
A companion bill, The Over-the-Counter hearing Aid Act of 2017, was also introduced in the House.
pdf) Over-the-Counter Hearing Aid Act of 2017 would require the Food and Drug Administration to create a set of standards for over-the-counter hearing aids that would allow providers to create affordable devices designed to serve those suffering from mild to moderate hearing loss.
Moreover, rapidly increasing usage rates of digital hearing aid technology and patient awareness levels are expected to drive market growth during the forecast period (2016 - 2024).
A study published in the American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry, April 25, suggests that older adults who use a hearing aid perform significantly better on cognitive tests than those who don't use a hearing aid.
After 30 years as Managing Director of some of the UK's largest hearing aid firms, Mark Moss knows what hearing aids should really cost.
It's estimated that there are four million people with hearing loss in the UK who don't wear a hearing aid.
iPhone-linked hearing aids When I recently tried out the Linx and the Halo, another set of iPhone-connected hearing aids made by the US hearing aid company Starkey, I was floored.
Krumenacker, a dispensing audiologist and staff audiologist for a hearing aid manufacturer, offers a training manual for readers preparing for the State Hearing Aid Dispensing Practical Examination to obtain their Hearing Aid Dispensing License, as well as practicing dispensing audiologists and those pursuing careers as ototechs, audioprosthologists, audiology assistants, and otolaryngologists who want to dispense hearing aids from their practice.
The so-called "child hearing aid law," Chapter 233 of the Acts of 2012, provides insurance coverage for hearing aids for children 21 years old and younger, up to $2,000 per hearing aid, for each hearing-impaired ear in each 36-month period.
Cherukuri, has just shaken up the hearing aid industry with the invention of a medical-grade, affordable hearing aid.