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Noun
/ˈi(ə)rˌfōn/,
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earphones, plural;
  1. An electrical device worn on the ear to receive radio or telephone communications or to listen to a radio or tape recorder without other people hearing


  1. (earphone) 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. Headphones are a pair of small loudspeakers, or less commonly a single speaker, with a way of holding them close to a user's ears and a means of connecting them to a signal source such as an audio amplifier, radio or CD player. They are also known as stereophones, headsets or, colloquially cans. ...
  3. Headphones; a pair of small loudspeakers intended to be worn with one speaker inside each outer ear or covering all or part of the ear
  4. (EarPhone) is a tiny ear-mounted speaker with a short microphone boom (sort of a mini headset), made by Jabra for phones.
  5. Some manufacturers have begun to cal in-ear headphones 'earphones. HeadRoom calls this type of headphone 'in-ear headphones," but they are commonly known by numerous terms including: in-ear monitor, IEM, ear canal headphones, earphones, and canalphones. ...
  6. peripheral units attached to the computer and worn over the ears allowing for transmission of audio signal
  7. A device, akin to a miniature loudspeaker, that reproduces sound and is worn over the ears; more commonly called headphones or a headset.
  8. A set of two tiny speakers in a headset.