earplug earplug  /ˈɪr ˌpləɡ/


  1. (n) an earphone that is inserted into the ear canal
  2. (n) a plug of cotton, wax, or rubber that is fitted into the ear canal for protection against the entry of water or loud noise


  1. The last on the right, losing interest, toys with his earplug.
  2. Powered by heat rising from a candle, the radio looks ugly but costs only 90, com plete with an earplug.
  3. They now watch over him around the clock, three shifts of five or six agents each, all identified by a lapel button and an earplug linked to a walkie-talkie.


  1. Honeywell Safety Products Introduces New MAX Small Pink Earplugs For People With Smaller Ear Canals

    Honeywell recently introduced new MAX Small Pink earplugs — a bright pink version of its popular orange MAX Small single-use earplug for people with smaller ear canals
    on October 31, 2013     Source: SafetyOnline

  2. Pink Earplugs properly fit into smaller ear canals.

    Available in corded and uncorded models, MAX® Small Pink earplugs feature NRR 30 attenuation rating and are sized to accommodate workers with smaller ear canals. Products have bell shape, are constructed of varied-cell polyurethane foam, and come in bright pink color. This story is related to the following: Safety and Security Equipment Health, Medical and Dental Supplies and Equipment Search ...
    on October 29, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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