Headset meaning

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A headphone or pair of headphones, usually equipped with a microphone.
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A headphone, often with a small microphone attached for two-way communication.
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A head-worn unit for making telephone calls that contains a microphone and one or two speakers. The difference between a headset and headphones is that the headset has a microphone. Contrast with handset.Employed in call centers and offices with phone-intensive jobs, headsets allow people to have a comfortable phone conversation while using the computer. Cellphone users employ Bluetooth headsets and wired headsets to keep the phone's radiation away from their brain (see Bluetooth headset and air tube headset).Wired headsets that plug into a desk phone may have a quick release that lets users walk away without taking the unit off their head. See earphones, headphones and mini-phone connector.Virtual Reality HeadsetsA different breed, headsets for virtual reality (VR) are goggles that immerse the user in a 3D environment. See virtual reality.
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A pair of headphones or earphones, or a singular headphone or earphone, typically with an attached microphone.
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(cycling) On a bicycle, the system of bearings that connects the fork to the frame.
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