from The Century Dictionary.
- noun An instrument for counteracting deafness by collecting the sound-waves and transmitting the vibrations to the auditory nerves through the bony part of the head.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun An instrument which, placed against the teeth, conveys sound to the auditory nerve and enables the deaf to hear more or less distinctly; a dentiphone.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
instrumentwhich, placed against the teeth, conveys sound to the auditory nerve and enables the deafto hear more or less distinctly.
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The audiphone has been recently tried in the Board School for Deaf and
Some 20 per cent. of the pupils in deaf and dumb schools have sufficient power of hearing when assisted by the audiphone to enable them to take their places in the classes of the ordinary schools.
To a large extent they are responsible for the development of radio, the development of broadcasting equipment, the development of trans-Atlantic telephony, the development of the artificial larynx, the audiphone for testing hearing, and permalloy which enables telegraph cables to carry several times the load which they were previously able to carry, and dozens of other very interesting and very useful developments.
He pushed his audiphone and mirror-grid to one side.
Grantline's voice in my audiphone broke my despairing thoughts.
As my grip upon him made audiphone contact, his agonized scream rattled the diaphragms of my ear grids with horrible, deafening intensity.
I whispered into the audiphone, "It's coming over the crater."
His voice sounded from the tiny audiphone grid within my helmet.
And then an interior audiphone blared a calling for Grantline.
An audiphone buzzer interrupted him, a call from the duty man in the instrument room of the nearby building.