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 Telecommunications Object Thesaurus Term

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head and breast set


Plural:
head and breast sets

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Scope notes:
Combination of telephone transmitter or microphone and a telephone receiver, for wearing on the head with the microphone resting on the chest, suspended from a neck strap.



 
 



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