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earphone

[eer-fohn] /ˈɪərˌfoʊn/
noun
1.
a sound receiver that fits in or over the ear, as of a radio or telephone.
2.
Usually, earphones. a headset; headphone.
Origin of earphone
1920-1925
1920-25; ear1 + phone1
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earphone

/ˈɪəˌfəʊn/
noun
1.
a device for converting electric currents into sound waves, held close to or inserted into the ear
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