Head-phone

headphone

[hed-fohn]
noun Usually, headphones.
1.
Audio. a headset designed for use with a stereo system.
2.
any set of earphones.

Origin:
1910–15; head + -phone

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headphone

noun
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" [syn: earphone
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