- Radio, Telephony. a device consisting of one or two earphones with a headband for holding them over the ears and sometimes with a mouthpiece attached.
- earphones or headphones.
Origin of headset
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Examples from the Web for headset
Browser preference might come down to how many times you want to slip your headset on and off.Welcome to Oculus XXX: In-Your-Face 3D is the Future of Porn
October 18, 2014
I use a Bose QuietComfort 15 headset, but there are lots of models out there to choose from.How I Wrote 400K Words in a Year
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June 24, 2014
A headset capable of issuing commands to another device with a simple head nod is one of 38 patents granted to Apple this week.Apple Wants to Make Your Head Into an App
February 19, 2014
The experience of being hunted is enhanced when you play with a headset.My Secret Life in Los Santos
November 29, 2013
A woman in black wearing a headset stumped me when I entered by asking if I was "press or a guest."The Daily Beast D.C. Diary
The Daily Beast
January 19, 2009
"Why it's funny, somehow," Robina said after they removed the headset.The Premiere
He heard a click, then a hum, as the recorder was jacked into his headset circuit.
He groped for his tool kit, trying to ignore the voice in his headset.
DuQuesne leaped for the educator and handed Loring a headset.
Seaton instantly threw off his headset and opened the power switch.
- a pair of headphones, esp with a microphone attached
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