Hearing

a trial or an investigation in court

Hearing

Hearing, auditory perception, or audition is the ability to perceive sound by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. Sound may be heard through solid, liquid, or gaseous matter. It is one of the traditional five senses; partial or total inability to hear is called hea...
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Hearing

• (n.) A listening to facts and evidence, for the sake of adjudication; a session of a court for considering proofs and determining issues. • (n.) Attention to what is delivered; opportunity to be heard; audience; as, I could not obtain a hearing. • (n.) Extent within which sound may be heard; sound; earshot. • (p. pr. & vb. n.)...
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hearing

(hēr┬┤ing) the sense by which sounds are perceived, or the capacity to perceive sound; sound waves must be converted into nerve impulses that can be interpreted by the brain. The organ of hearing is the ear, which is divided into three sections, the outer, middle, and inner ear, each with its own role in hearing. Called a...
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Hearing

(n) Hearing is the legal proceedings in a court of law where evidences or arguments are presented before a judge in order to form a decision or determine an issue of fact. Hearings are sessions of the court where a particular issue or question is tried.
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hearing

audition noun the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; `his hearing was impaired`
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Hearing

[law] In law, a hearing is a proceeding before a court or other decision-making body or officer, such as a government agency. A hearing is generally distinguished from a trial in that it is usually shorter and often less formal. In the course of litigation, hearings are conducted as oral arguments in support of motions, whether to resolve t...
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Hearing

[person] The term hearing or hearing person, from the perspective of mainstream English-language culture, refers to someone whose sense of hearing is at the medical norm. From this point of view, someone who is not fully hearing has a hearing loss or is said to be hard of hearing or deaf. The continuum of hearing ability tends to be broken ...
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Hearing

Hear'ing noun 1. The act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good. « I have heard of thee by the hearing of the ear.» Job xlii. 5. » Hearing in a special sensation, produ...
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Hearing

A hearing is the trial of the case. Hearings are usually held in public
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Hearing

A legal proceeding - other than a trial - held before a judge, magistrate or court commissioner.
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hearing

a preliminary examination where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision on the basis of that evidence
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hearing

Ability to perceive sounds. In humans, the organ of hearing is the ear. Humans are unable to hear sounds that have frequencies below 20 Hz or above 20 kHz. Between these two values is our hearing or audible range. The exact width of our audible range varies from person to person, but in general as we age the range narrows. Some animals such as dogs...
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Hearing

Any part of a trial that takes place in a court.
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hearing

hearing: see ear.
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hearing

in biology, physiological process of perceiving sound. See ear; mechanoreception; perception; sound reception.[31 related articles]
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hearing

in law, a trial. More specifically, a hearing is the formal examination of a cause, civil or criminal, before a judge according to the laws of a ... [2 related articles]
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Hearing

Proceedings held before a court.
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Hearing

Proceedings held before a court.
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Hearing

That part of a proceeding where the parties present evidence and submissions to the Court.
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Hearing

The education appeal committee or tribunal meeting to hear and decide the outcome of appeals made by parents, and in some cases, pupils.
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hearing

The lowest level of involvement requires that the Bundesbank be heard; it provides the Bundesbank with the opportunity, as enshrined in law, to express its opinion with regard to a particular issue. Examples: The Bundesbank is heard by the Federal Ministry of Finance prior to the issuance of regulations which - designate enterprises other than thos...
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hearing

The mechanism of hearing in the ear. In these two illustrations above, one natural a diagrammatic, the dashed red lines show the route along which sound vibrations are from the external auditory meatus (ear canal) to the organ of Corti in the cochlea. Sound consists of waves of compression and ...
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hearing

The sensation of sound. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Hearing

The subjective human response to sound.The ability to hold a conversation depends on the background noise level and the distance between the people.
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