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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A pair of transducers that receive an electrical signal from a media player and use speakers placed in close proximity to the ears to convert the signal to sound.

Usage examples (37)
  • Bluetooth as well as the word headphones and similar terms.
  • Later on I traded for headphones from the Russians, who cleaned the compound.
  • Ms. Rosenfeld has found her own tactics: she isolates herself before tournaments, plugs in headphones and blasts "Alejandro" by Lady Gaga.
  • They are called headphones, earphones, or earbuds. for more
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