a that covers or passes over the , as on a cap or eyeglasses.
the earphone in a telephone receiver
[eer-peer-sing] /ˈɪərˌpɪər sɪŋ/ adjective 1. extremely harsh and irritating to the ear: ear-piercing noise.
[eer-pluhg] /ˈɪərˌplʌg/ noun 1. a of soft, pliable material inserted into the opening of the , especially to keep out water or noise. /ˈɪəˌplʌɡ/ noun 1. a small piece of soft material, such as wax, placed in the ear to keep out noise or water
[eer-reech] /ˈɪərˌritʃ/ noun 1. .
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a fungal disease of corn, characterized by molding and decay of the ears.