(law) a proceeding (usually by a court) where evidence is taken for the purpose of determining an issue of fact and reaching a decision based on that evidence
an opportunity to state your case and be heard
"they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"
earshot, earreach, hearing(noun)
the range within which a voice can be heard
"the children were told to stay within earshot"
the act of hearing attentively
"you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken
"the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
hearing, audition, auditory sense, sense of hearing, auditory modality(adj)
the ability to hear; the auditory faculty
"his hearing was impaired"
able to perceive sound
The sense used to perceive sound.
My hearing isn't what it used to be, but I still heard that noise.
A proceeding at which discussions are heard.
There will be a public hearing to discuss the new traffic light.
A legal procedure done before a judge, without a jury, as with an evidentiary hearing.
Able to hear.
Deaf people often must deal with hearing people.
Hearing, or auditory perception, is the ability to perceive sounds by detecting vibrations, changes in the pressure of the surrounding medium through time, through an organ such as the ear. The academic field concerned with hearing is auditory science. 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 hearing loss. In humans and other vertebrates, hearing is performed primarily by the auditory system: mechanical waves, known as vibrations, are detected by the ear and transduced into nerve impulses that are perceived by the brain (primarily in the temporal lobe). Like touch, audition requires sensitivity to the movement of molecules in the world outside the organism. Both hearing and touch are types of mechanosensation.
the act or power of perceiving sound; perception of sound; the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived; as, my hearing is good
attention to what is delivered; opportunity to be heard; audience; as, I could not obtain a hearing
a listening to facts and evidence, for the sake of adjudication; a session of a court for considering proofs and determining issues
extent within which sound may be heard; sound; earshot
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. The inability to hear is called deafness. In humans and other vertebrates, hearing is performed primarily by the auditory system: vibrations are detected by the ear and transduced into nerve impulses that are perceived by the brain. Like touch, audition requires sensitivity to the movement of molecules in the world outside the organism. Both hearing and touch are types of mechanosensation.
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The ability or act of sensing and transducing ACOUSTIC STIMULATION to the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM. It is also called audition.
The ability, act and fact of to hear.
The gift of hearing is for each human being.Submitted by MaryC on October 17, 2020
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Rank popularity for the word 'hearing' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3271
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Rank popularity for the word 'hearing' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3389
Rank popularity for the word 'hearing' in Nouns Frequency: #1273
The numerical value of hearing in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of hearing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of hearing in a Sentence
I know a lot of deaf and hard of hearing who are motivated to be involved as citizens. This is a wonderful opportunity for them to give back, other states should definitely see Massachusetts and learn how to proceed to make sure they are accommodating deaf individuals.
Consistent with President Trump's direction, EPA is working to propose and finalize these changes by the summer driving season, we will be holding a public hearing at the end of this month to gather important feedback.
We are excited to have Dr. Ben Carson join us as one of the leading candidates for the White House in 2016 and look forward to hearing him engage the nation's largest gathering of Latino policy-makers on the issues most important to the Latino community today.
From what I'm hearing it's ending and I'm sure it'll be just fine, and you know why it's going to be just fine ? Because there was no collusion.
Trump offered Grassley ethanol subsidy promise ahead of hearing - WaPo :.
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- oïdaCatalan, Valencian
- slyšení, sluchCzech
- Hörvermögen, Anhörung, Hören, HGerman
- ακρόαση, ακοήGreek
- oído, oyente, audiciónSpanish
- kuulo, kuuleminen, kuulustelu, kuuleva, kuuloaistiFinnish
- audience, ouïeFrench
- udienza, udente, audizione, ascoltazione, indagine conoscitiva, uditoItalian
- 聴力, 聴聞会, 聴覚, 公聴会Japanese
- dzirdīgs, dzirdeLatvian
- hørsel, høringNorwegian
- audiência, audição, ouvidoPortuguese
- auzit, auzRomanian
- слуша́ние, [[слу́шание]] [[дело, разбира́тельство, слу́шание, слухRussian
- слух, sluhSerbo-Croatian
- thính giácVietnamese
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