headphone headphone  /ˈhɛd ˌfoʊn/

Definition(s):

  • (n) electro-acoustic transducer for converting electric signals into sounds; it is held over or inserted into the ear

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Sony's MDR-NC50 noise-canceling headphones are a stylish way to block outside noise.
  2. One patient I had used his headphones instead of earplugs when he was on his construction job.
  3. PTI's Josh Quittner, with a little help from the family and pets, reviews some of the best in new high-end headphones.

News

  1. Munitio SV Earphone Mobile Performance Earphones review

    The market is flooded with all sorts of quality, mid-range priced earphones. It seems that every brand has its gimmick, including the company that sent me their latest headphone to review. Munitio may be better known for their 9mm shell casing and bass-boosted earphones, but the SV Mobile Performance Earphones have a more traditional look, [...]
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Gadgeteer

  2. New Media Headsets from Turtle Beach to be First Products to Feature DTS Headphone:X™

    DTS, Inc. , a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the company’s advanced new Headphone:X™ technology will be incorporated within select models of media headsets from Turtle Beach.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. ‘Man of Steel’ Motion Picture Soundtrack—Featuring Original Music by Hans Zimmer—is First Title to Ship Featuring a ...

    DTS, Inc. , a leader in high-definition audio solutions and audio enhancement technologies, today announced that the Man of Steel: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack , released by WaterTower Music, featuring original music from Academy Award®, Grammy and Golden Globe-winning composer Hans Zimmer, will be the first title to feature a DTS Headphone:X™ audio mix, allowing listeners to hear the ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "I have a lot of weird little segues going on with this record," Stevens says. "I've always loved that about the prog records, like 'Dark Side Of The Moon'. You enter this little theater of the mind. It's a true headphone experience."
    on Jan 14, 2008 By: Steve Stevens Source: Blabbermouth.net

  2. "We are working on developing a Bluetooth-enabled remote, with a headphone and mike on either end that can be used for Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) calls routed through the Set Top Box," said Mr Kapil Dev Kumar, CEO, My Way.
    on Jul 16, 2009 By: Kapil Dev Source: Hindu Business Line

  3. "You have to be in great shape, sit there in a little car with no AC and I'm told by Rafa you can't even listen to music," said Shaq, a 15-time NBA All-Star. "You've got to listen to the guy on the headphone. When it comes to being an...
    on Jun 12, 2009 By: Shaquille O'Neal Source: RacinToday.com

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