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ear·plug

(ēr'plug),
Generic term for occlusive devices for the external auditory canal for protection of hearing against noise-induced hearing loss or to prevent water from getting into the ear.
See also: hearing protectors.

ear·plug

(ēr'plŭg)
Generic term for occlusive devices for the external auditory canal for protection against noise-induced hearing loss or to prevent water from getting into the ear.
See also: hearing protector
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Before closing I must mention that the noise reduction ratings given to both ear plugs and ear muffs by their manufacturers are often based on their attenuation of continuous noise (such as in a factory) and may not be a true indication of the protection they offer from impulsive noise such as a firearm.
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Novak recommends people bring disposable ear plugs to any fireworks show and use them when noises get so overwhelming that they no longer can carry on a conversation without yelling to someone who is standing less than three feet away.
The bishop then asks: "Is it normal for a wife to insert ear plugs while listening to her husband?
She says employers are urged to supply a variety of ear plugs and ear "muffs" to let them decide which option is best for them.
Put yer ear plugs in, Grandad,' someone mocked, 'it's a free country.
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