One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A set of headphones with a microphone attached, used especially in telephony and radio communication.‘I had a hands-free headset plugged into the laptop’
- ‘To limit his exposure, he cuts calls short and distances himself from the phone with a hands-free headset.’
- ‘Using a hands-free headset or placing it on speakerphone would be simple way to avoid handling and touching the smartphone surface.’
- ‘I sat in the car for about three and a half hours, using my new handsfree headset to talk to various friends and family members.’
- ‘A hands-free headset helps by keeping the phone away from your head.’
- ‘Maybe now's the time to invest in a hands-free headset because you might find yourself on hold for some serious lengths of time.’
- ‘Even hands-free headsets are dangerous because the phone conversation distracts the driver's attention away from the road and traffic.’
- ‘Her most important tool isn't her phone; it's her hands-free headset.’
- ‘If a call comes in while a song's playing, you'll be able to answer it with a push on the button halfway up the hands-free headset.’
- ‘It is the ideal hands-free headset for active lifestyles, offering curved ear-loops to hold the ear buds securely in place.’
- ‘As wireless, hands-free headsets continue to flood the cell phone market in smaller models, it's becoming tougher to determine if people are speaking into thin air.’
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