from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small electronic apparatus that amplifies sound and is worn in or behind the ear to compensate for impaired hearing.
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- n. A device used to help the hard of hearing to hear sounds.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an electronic device that amplifies sound and is worn to compensate for poor hearing
- n. a conical acoustic device formerly used to direct sound to the ear of a hearing-impaired person
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They stopped at the chapel, found the priest on duty, Father Stephen, a small, slight man with thick glasses and a hearing aid that he kept adjusting.