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earplug

[′ir‚pləg]
(engineering)
A device made of a pliable substance which fits into the ear opening; used to protect the ear from excessive noise or from water.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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"The ear plug connoisseur will immediately recognize she has better control and can achieve the most optimal fit during insertion, " Pick says.
A well designed ear plug will not in itself cause problems for the user, but the estimates for the USA indicate that there are as many as 7 million incidents of ear infections per year in the country.
We executed a multi-tier marketing campaign that included giving away hundreds of thousands of ear plugs, bounce back coupons and high end prizes including $10,000 cash.
If the Seattle Seahawks 12th Man produces sounds over at 125 dB for any length of sustained time, then this presents the risk of irreversible ear damage to those exposed without hearing protection (ear plugs).
For 23 years the company has been a consistent investor in the niche category through numerous 360 degree marketing campaigns that have effectively shed light on the benefits of its Hearos and Sleep Pretty in Pink brands of ear plugs, points out founder and chief executive officer Doug Pick.
ONLY 16% said that they had brought ear plugs to a social event, concert or festival.
THE tickets warned us it would be loud, but when we were handed a set of ear plugs at the entrance to Monster Jam at the Millennium Stadium, I started to get worried.
pounds 5I READ about police dog handlers being issued with pounds 50 ear plugs because their dogs are too noisy.
Custom fit filtered ear plugs are the best hearing protection option that allows concert-goers to enjoy the richness of the music without excessive noise damage.
A continuous stream of unique ear plugs, novel formulations to alleviate such conditions as swimmers ear and tinnitus and a host of items to remove wax buildup have all helped make ear care one of the front end's most important categories, those in the industry say.
Anyone starting on their Christmas list should ensure one item goes straight in at the top - ear plugs.
POLICE dog handlers could be issued with ear plugs to prevent their hearing being damaged by barking.