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Dictionary Definition

headset n : receiver consisting of a pair of headphones

User Contributed Dictionary



From head + set.



  1. A pair of headphones or earphones, or a singular headphone or earphone, typically with an attached microphone.
  2. On a bicycle, the system of bearings that connects the fork to the frame.


a pair of headphones or earphones
  • Finnish: kuulokkeet p
  • Hungarian: fejhallgató, fülhallgató
on a bicycle, the system of bearings that connects the fork to the frame

Extensive Definition

Headset may refer to:
headset in German: Headset
headset in Dutch: Headset
headset in Japanese: ヘッドセット

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acoustical network, capacitor speaker, coaxial speaker, cone, crossover network, diaphragm, dynamic speaker, earphone, electrodynamic speaker, electromagnetic speaker, electrostatic speaker, excited-field speaker, full-fidelity speaker, headphone, high-fidelity speaker, high-frequency speaker, horn, loudspeaker, low-frequency speaker, midrange speaker, monorange speaker, moving-coil speaker, permanent magnet speaker, radiophone, radiotelephone, speaker, speaker system, speaker unit, triaxial speaker, tweeter, voice coil, wireless, wireless telephone, woofer
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