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Earmold

Definition of the noun Earmold

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noun

  1. An anatomically-shaped device worn in the ear for sound conduction or ear protection.

Explanation

Earmold: An earmold is a device worn inserted into the ear for sound conduction or ear protection. Earmolds are anatomically shaped and can be produced in different sizes for general use or specially cast from particular ear forms. Some users specify how hard or soft they want their mould to be, an audiologist can also suggest this. As a conductor, it improves sound transmission to eardrums. This is an essential feature to diminish feedback paths in hearing aids and assure better intelligibility in noisy-environment communication. The main goal in wearing earmolds is to attain better user comfort and efficiency. Earmolds often turn yellow and stiff with age, and thus need replacement on a regular basis. The job of making earmoulds is very time consuming and skilful, each one is made individually.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Earmold

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Google previewCommunication Therapy (1996)

An Integrated Approach to Aural Rehabilitation with Deaf and Hard of Hearing Adolescents and Adults by Mary June Moseley, Scott J. Bally

The earmold is a vital part of the hearing aid fitting process because a variety of modifications are possible to achieve different acoustic goals. With ITE and ITC hearing aids, the hearing aid itself replaces the earmold. Some of the same ...

Google previewCommunication Sciences and Disorders, From Science to Clinical Practice (2016)

Communication, Communication by CTI Reviews

An earmold is a device worn inserted into the ear for sound conduction or ear protection. Earmolds are anatomically shaped and can be produced in different sizes for general use or specially cast from particular ear forms. As a conductor, it ...

Google previewFoundations of Aural Rehabilitation (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Earmold: An earmold is a device worn ...

Google previewHandbook of Severe Disability (2000)

A Text for Rehabilitation Counselors, Other Vocational Practitioners, and Allied Health Professionals by Walter C. Stolov, Michael R. Clowers

The earmold is a custom-made part of the hearing aid. An ear impression is obtained by inserting a special material into the ear canal, the concha, and the helix of the external ear. When the impression material has hardened slightly, it is ...

Google previewRandom House Webster's American Sign Language Dictionary (2008)

by Elaine Costello

earmold n. A device fining into Ihe ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Perception (2010)

by E. Bruce Goldstein

in one hearing aid automatically occurs in the other hearing aid; and slim tube open fits that are small behindtheear hearing aids using a narrow plastic tube or wire and inserted into an open earmold to send the amplified sound to the ear ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

A hearing instrument that fits over the ear and is coupled to the ear via an earmold. These types of hearing instruments are not popular at present.

Google previewA Dictionary of Islam (1896)

Being a Cyclopædia of the Doctrines, Rites, Ceremonies, and Customs, Together with the Technical and Theological Terms, of the Muhammadan Religion by Thomas Patrick Hughes

Land watered by moans of hnokett or machinery, such as Persian wheels, or by watering earmold, are subject to only half tithes. (Hidiyah, voL,tp. 44.) (2) Conquered lands become the property of the stat*. Those of idolaters remain so.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

section of ear - earmold 448 ecchymotic tings, usually made of plastic, designed to.

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