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  1. headphones(Noun)

    A pair of speakers worn over or in the ears so only the wearer can hear the sound.

  2. Origin: head + phone

Freebase

  1. Headphones

    Headphones are a pair of small loudspeakers that are designed to be held in place close to a user's ears. Headphones either have wires for connection to a signal source such as an audio amplifier, radio, CD player, portable media player or mobile phone, or have a wireless receiver, which is used to pick up signal without using a cable. They are sometimes known as earspeakers or, colloquially, cans. The in-ear versions are also known as earphones or earbuds. In the context of telecommunication, a headset is a combination of headphone and microphone.

Editors Contribution

  1. headphones

    A type of device and product created and defined in various colors, materials, mechanisms, shapes, sizes and styles, used for a variety of purposes according to the manufacturer design and product instructions.

    Headphones are diverse in their colors, style, uses etc and are used for a variety of purposes.

    Submitted by MC Harmonious on July 10, 2016  

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How to say headphones in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of headphones in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of headphones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of headphones in a Sentence

  1. Tom Carter:

    The ability to put on your virtual reality goggles and not just explore visually and through your headphones, but also touch what you can see, is a really exciting possibility.

  2. Corinne McDermott:

    Flights with limited onboard entertainment still often have music channels, and most no longer require the adapter plug that you previously needed to use personal headphones on a plane.

  3. Arabella Bowen:

    Noise-canceling headphones, an iPad loaded with a favorite TV series or recent documentaries and a window seat are essential ingredients to my remaining calm, i sit down, plug in and tune out.

  4. Tigran Petrosian:

    After my opponent left the very toilet partition yet another time, the arbiters entered it, what they found was the mobile phone with headphones. The device was hidden behind the pan and covered with toilet paper.

  5. Sankar Thiagasamudram:

    Most of the headphones that you see in the market use cone drivers. What we do is use a type of driver called a planar driver, it's a very small, thin transducer placed in a magnetic field which then produces sound.

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