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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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Using the REAT procedure for assessing earplugs intended to be used for music is clearly inappropriate and does, unfortunately, promote the belief that such products are protecting the hearing of students and music educators.
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On first reading, this sentence seems to clearly describe the features of an earplug.
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