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A small device that fits in or on the ear, worn by a partially deaf person to amplify sound.
- ‘A hearing aid's basic components are the microphone, amplifier, and receiver.’
- ‘The device looks like an older hearing aid with a curved battery and electronics holder worn above and behind the ear.’
- ‘She did wear a big hearing aid that delivered highly amplified sound to her left ear.’
- ‘The attacker was said to be wearing a hearing aid.’
- ‘For those who use a hearing aid, they should turn to the ‘T’ switch on the hearing aid for reception.’
- ‘There's a world of difference between a heart valve and a hearing aid.’
- ‘In England, defendants with no or partial hearing always have a hearing aid or a sign language interpreter present.’
- ‘I grabbed my hearing aid and put it into my left ear, turning it on.’
- ‘I understand it is now possible for someone to wear a tiny hearing aid that is stashed so far down in the ear canal that it's not visible.’
- ‘It receives the signals through the receiver and the instrument in the box will send the sound signals to the person through a hearing aid.’
- ‘The patient wears an outer hearing aid with a microphone that is connected to a speech processor worn on a belt or on the ear.’
- ‘A control cover for a hearing aid is shown that prevents accidental changes in adjustment.’
- ‘She can only hear with the help of her hearing aid.’
- ‘Without a hearing aid I would drop out of conversations.’
- ‘Each time you come to the church you should switch your hearing aid to the ‘T’ position for better quality sound.’
- ‘Never hesitate to wear a hearing aid if required or use a walking stick once a person is 70-year old.’
- ‘His mom, sister, and brother ambled about, along with his dad, walking with a cane and wearing a hearing aid.’
- ‘Based on the audiogram, I have been advised to use a hearing aid.’
- ‘If the hearing aid is not well fitted to the patient's external auditory canal, it may be bothersome or difficult to keep in place.’
- ‘When hearing loss cannot be corrected medically or surgically, the patient is forced to wear a hearing aid.’
hearing aid/ˈhi(ə)riNG ˌād/
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