ear

  1. attention to what is said
  2. fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn

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Ear

The heavy spike of spike-like inflorescence, such as the ear of wheat.

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ear

[n] - fruiting spike of a cereal plant especially corn 2. [n] - attention to what is said 3. [n] - good hearing 4. [n] - the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
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Ear

The human ear, as a sound receiver, has to operate under a wide range of conditions. It is subject to sounds of varied complexities, frequency ranges and intensity levels. Almost all noise control measures are established to minimise the possibility of physical damage to the hearing mechanisms of the ear or to maintain acoustical environments which...
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Ear

Foam earplugs, the most comfortable available, but not as good as wax ones. They are little foam cylinders that are rolled up into a thin core which then slowly expands after insertion into the ear canal. Like all earplugs, they take two or three nights to get used to. Available from most chemists.
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ear

This is made up of three parts â€` inner, middle & outer
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EAR

European Association of Radiology
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Ear

Ear: The hearing organ. There are three sections of the ear, according to the anatomy textbooks. They are the outer ear (the part we see along the sides of our head behind the temples), the middle ear, and the inner ear. But in terms of function, the ear has four parts: those three and the brain. Hearing thus involves all parts of the ear as well a...
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Ear

Ear noun [ Anglo-Saxon eáre ; akin to OFries. áre , ár , Old Saxon ...ra , Dutch oor , Old High German ...ra , German ohr , Icelandic eyra , Swedish öra , Danish öre , Goth. auso , Latin auris , Lithuanian
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Ear

Ear transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Eared ; present participle & verbal noun Earing .] To take in with the ears; to hear. [ Sportive] 'I eared her language.' Two Noble Kinsmen.
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Ear

Ear intransitive verb To put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain; as, this corn ears well.
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ear

1. The organ of hearing; the external ear. ... In man and the higher vertebrates, the organ of hearing is very complicated, and is divisible into three parts: the external ear, which includes the pinna or auricle and meatus or external opening; the middle ear, drum, or tympanum; and the internal ear, or labyrinth. The middle ear is a cavity connect...
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ear

noun the sense organ for hearing and equilibrium
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ear

(ēr) the organ of hearing and equilibrium, divided anatomically into the outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. Click here to view image Structures of the ear.
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Ear

• (n.) Privilege of being kindly heard; favor; attention. • (n.) The spike or head of any cereal (as, wheat, rye, barley, Indian corn, etc.), containing the kernels. • (n.) Same as Acroterium. • (v. t.) To plow or till; to cultivate. • (n.) The organ of hearing; the external ear. • (n.) That which resembles in shape or...
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ear

Type: Term Pronunciation: ēr Definitions: 1. The organ of hearing and equilibrium, composed of the external ear, consisting of the auricle, external acoustic meatus, and tympanic membrane; the middle ear, or tympanic cavity, with its auditory ossicles and associated muscles; and the internal ear, vestibulocochlear organ, which includes the bon...
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Ear

The ear is the organ used for hearing. It converts sound into electrical impulses that are fed to the brain. The external ear is composed of the auricle (the pinna), and the auditory canal (the meatus auditorius externus). The Pinna or auricle surrounds the entrance to the auditory canal. It consists of cartilage covered by skin, with small muscles...
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ear

oreja
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ear

see concrete poetry.
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Ear

To put a flag up on the side of a lighting unit to block light. Better known as a 'sider'. (Grip/Lighting)
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ear

The ear is the sense organ that in vertebrates detects sound and helps maintain balance. The visible portion of the ear, called the pinna or earflap (also known as the auricle), is part of the outer ear. Together, the outer ear and the middle ear collect sound and transmit it to the inner ear which ...
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ear

ear, organ of hearing and equilibrium. The human ear consists of outer, middle, and inner parts. The outer ear is the visible portion; it includes the skin-covered flap of cartilage known as the auricle, or pinna, and the opening (auditory canal) leading to the eardrum (tympanic membrane).The middle...
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Organ of hearing in animals. It responds to the vibrations that constitute sound, which are translated into nerve signals and passed to the brain. A mammal's ear consists of three parts: outer ear, middle ear, and inner ear. The outer ear is a funnel that collects sound, directing it down a t...
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