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hear·ing

 (hîr′ĭng)
n.
1. The sense by which sound is perceived; the capacity to hear.
2. Range of audibility; earshot.
3. An opportunity to be heard.
4. Law
a. A legal proceeding in which evidence is taken and arguments are given as the basis for a decision to be issued, either on some preliminary matter or on the merits of the case.
b. A session, as of an investigatory committee or a grand jury, at which testimony is taken from witnesses.
adj.
Able to hear: a deaf child born to hearing parents.

hearing

(ˈhɪərɪŋ)
n
1. (Physiology) the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived.
2. an opportunity to be listened to
3. (General Physics) the range within which sound can be heard; earshot
4. (Law) the investigation of a matter by a court of law, esp the preliminary inquiry into an indictable crime by magistrates
5. (Law) a formal or official trial of an action or lawsuit

hear•ing

(ˈhɪər ɪŋ)

n.
1. the faculty or sense by which sound is perceived.
2. the act of perceiving sound.
3. opportunity to be heard: to grant a hearing.
4.
a. a preliminary legal examination of charges and evidence by a magistrate to determine whether prosecution is justified.
b. a session in which testimony and arguments are presented, esp. before a judge, in a lawsuit.
5. earshot.
[1175–1225]

Hearing


the measurement of acuteness of hearing. — acoumeter, n.acoumetric, adj.
loss or absence of the power of hearing.
an instrument that aids hearing.
1. the branch of medical science that studies hearing, especially impaired hearing.
2. the treatment of persons with impaired hearing. — audiologist, n.
an instrument for testing hearing. Also called sonometer.audiometry, n.audiometric, adj.
a testing of hearing ability by frequencies and various levels of loudness. — audiometrist, audiometrician, n.audiometric, audiometrical, adj.
Medicine. the sense by which sounds are understood and interpreted.
a closure of the hearing passages.
Medicine. a weakness of the ear muscles causing poor selection and amplification of sounds. — otomyasthenic, adj.
1. an external appliance used to aid hearing; a hearing aid.
2. Medicine. a tube used in the auscultation of the ear.
a defect in hearing causing a false impression of sounds made by others.
defective sense of hearing. Also paracousia.
a sound or a sensation of hearing produced by stimulus of another sense, as taste, smell, etc.
audiometer. — sonometry, n.sonometric, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hearing - (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 evidencehearing - (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
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
administrative hearing - a hearing that takes place outside the judicial process before hearing examiners who have been granted judicial authority specifically for the purpose of conducting such hearings
competence hearing - a hearing to determine legal capacity (to determine whether the defendant can understand the charges and cooperate with a lawyer in preparing a defense)
fair hearing - a hearing that is granted in extraordinary situations where the normal judicial process would be inadequate to secure due process because the person would be harmed or denied their rights before a judicial remedy became available (as in deportation or loss of welfare benefits)
quo warranto - a hearing to determine by what authority someone has an office or franchise or liberty
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
2.hearing - an opportunity to state your case and be heardhearing - an opportunity to state your case and be heard; "they condemned him without a hearing"; "he saw that he had lost his audience"
chance, opportunity - a possibility due to a favorable combination of circumstances; "the holiday gave us the opportunity to visit Washington"; "now is your chance"
3.hearing - the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot"
reach, range - the limits within which something can be effective; "range of motion"; "he was beyond the reach of their fire"
4.hearing - the act of hearing attentivelyhearing - the act of hearing attentively; "you can learn a lot by just listening"; "they make good music--you should give them a hearing"
auscultation - listening to sounds within the body (usually with a stethoscope)
sensing, perception - becoming aware of something via the senses
rehearing, relistening - the act of hearing again
5.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"
session - a meeting for execution of a group's functions; "it was the opening session of the legislature"
confirmation hearing - a hearing held by the US Senate to gather information on whether to approve or reject candidates for high federal office who are nominated by the president
6.hearing - the ability to hearhearing - the ability to hear; the auditory faculty; "his hearing was impaired"
auditory system - the sensory system for hearing
sense modality, sensory system, modality - a particular sense
exteroception - sensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
ear - good hearing; "he had a keen ear"; "a good ear for pitch"
absolute pitch, perfect pitch - the ability to identify the pitch of a tone
Adj.1.hearing - able to perceive sound
deaf - lacking or deprived of the sense of hearing wholly or in part

hearing

noun
1. sense of hearing, auditory perception, ear, aural faculty His mind still seemed clear and his hearing was excellent.
2. inquiry, trial, investigation, industrial tribunal The judge adjourned the hearing until next Tuesday.
3. chance to speak, interview, audience, audition a means of giving a candidate a fair hearing
4. earshot, reach, range, hearing distance, auditory range No one spoke disparagingly of her father in her hearing.
Related words
adjective audio

hearing

noun
1. The sense by which sound is perceived:
2. Range of audibility:
3. A chance to be heard:
4. The examination and deciding upon evidence, charges, and claims in court:
Translations
إصْغاءسَماع الشُّهودسَمْعسَمْع، حاسَّة السَّمْعمَدى السَّمع
sluchslyšenístánídoslechpopřát sluchu
hørelsehøreviddehøringretsmødebehandling
kuulo
sluh
bírósági tárgyaláshallásmeghallgatás
áheyrnheyrnheyrnarmálréttarhald
聴力
듣기
počutie
sluh
hörsel
การได้ยิน
işitmeişitme duyusuişitme mesafesidinlemedurum
thính giác

hearing

[ˈhɪərɪŋ]
A. N
1. (= sense of hearing) → oído m
to have good/poor hearingoír bien/poco
in my hearingestando yo delante, en mi presencia
if you must talk about it, do it out of my hearingsi tienes que hablar de ello, hazlo sin que yo esté or sin que yo me entere
within/out of hearing (distance)al alcance/fuera del alcance del oído
2. (= chance to speak) → oportunidad f de hablar (Jur) → vista f, audiencia f
he never got a fair hearingen ningún momento se le permitió explicar su punto de vista (Jur) → no tuvo un juicio justo
to give sb a hearingdar a algn la oportunidad de hablar
B. CPD hearing aid Naudífono m
hearing problem Nproblema m de oído
he has hearing problemstiene problemas de oído

hearing

[ˈhɪərɪŋ] n
(= sense) → ouïe f
within sb's hearing, in sb's hearing → à portée de voix de qn
(LAW) [a case] → audience f; [witnesses] → audition f court hearing, preliminary hearing
[committee] → séance f
(British) to give sb a hearing → écouter ce que qn a à dire
to give sb a fair hearing → écouter ce que qn a à dire sans préjugéhearing aid nappareil m acoustiquehearing defect ndéfaut m de l'ouïehearing dog nchien m de malentendanthearing impaired hearing-impaired [ˌhɪərɪŋɪmˈpɛərd]
adjmalentendant(e)
npl
the hearing impaired → les malentendants mplhearing loss nperte f d'auditionhearing test naudiogramme m
to have a hearing test → passer un audiogramme

hearing

n
Gehör nt; to have a keen sense of hearingein gutes Gehör haben
within/out of hearing (distance)in/außer Hörweite; he said that in/out of my hearingich war in Hörweite/nicht in Hörweite, als er das sagte
(Pol) → Hearing nt, → Anhörung f; (Jur) → Verhandlung f; disciplinary hearingDisziplinarverfahren nt; hearing of witnesses (Jur) → Zeugenvernehmung f; he was refused a hearinger wurde nicht angehört; he didn’t get a fair hearingman hörte ihn nicht richtig an; (Jur) → er bekam keinen fairen Prozess; he got a sympathetic hearinger wurde wohlwollend angehört; the Minister gave the petitioners a hearingder Minister hörte die Überbringer der Petition an; to condemn somebody without a hearingjdn verurteilen, ohne ihn (an)gehört zu haben; (Jur) → jdn ohne Anhörung verurteilen

hearing

:
hearing aid
nHörgerät nt, → Hörhilfe f
hearing-impaired
adj (= deaf)gehörlos; (= partially deaf)hörgeschädigt
n the hearing (= deaf)Gehörlose pl; (= partially deaf)Hörgeschädigte pl

hearing

[ˈhɪərɪŋ] n
a. (sense of hearing) → udito
to be within/out of hearing (distance) → essere/non essere a portata di voce
in my hearing → in mia presenza
b. (Law) → udienza
to give sb a hearing → dare udienza a qn (of witnesses) → audizione f, escussione f

hear

(hiə) verbpast tense, past participle heard (həːd)
1. to (be able to) receive (sounds) by ear. I don't hear very well; Speak louder – I can't hear you; I didn't hear you come in.
2. to listen to for some purpose. A judge hears court cases; Part of a manager's job is to hear workers' complaints.
3. to receive information, news etc, not only by ear. I've heard that story before; I hear that you're leaving; `Have you heard from your sister?' `Yes, I got a letter from her today'; I've never heard of him – who is he? This is the first I've heard of the plan.
ˈhearing noun
1. the ability to hear. My hearing is not very good.
2. the distance within which something can be heard. I don't want to tell you when so many people are within hearing; I think we're out of hearing now.
3. an act of listening. We ought to give his views a fair hearing.
4. a court case. The hearing is tomorrow.
ˈhearing-aid noun
a small electronic instrument which helps deaf people to hear better by making sounds louder by means of an amplifier.
ˈhearsay (-sei) noun
that which one has been told about by others but for which one has otherwise no evidence. I never trust anything that I learn by hearsay.
hear! hear!
a shout to show that one agrees with what a speaker has said (eg in Parliament or at a meeting).
I/he etc will/would not hear of
I, he etc will or would not allow. They would not hear of her going home alone, and insisted on going with her.

hearing

سَمْع sluch hørelse Gehör ακοή oído kuulo ouïe sluh udito 聴力 듣기 gehoor hørsel słuch audição слух hörsel การได้ยิน işitme thính giác 听力

hear·ing

n. audición, oído;
___ acuityagudeza auditiva;
___ aidinstrumento auditivo;
___ levelumbral auditivo;
___ losspérdida de la audición.

hearing

n (sense) audición f, oído; How is your hearing..¿Cómo está su audición?..¿Cómo está oyendo?
References in classic literature ?
He looked so wistful as he went away, hearing the frolic and evidently having none of his own.
He says you go along for hours not hearing when you are spoken to and acting like a gawky girl.
Jelinek said he didn't know; he seemed to remember hearing there had once been such a custom in Bohemia.
She was never tired of hearing Victor describe the dinner at Mrs.
The biggest coward I ever knew as called Lyon; and his wife, Patience, would scold you out of hearing in less time than a hunted deer would run a rod.
We immediately proceeded to collect what we could of our horses, and other cattle, and bring them through the posterns into the fort: And in the evening of the ninth, I returned answer, that we were determined to defend our fort while a man was living--Now, said I to their commander, who stood attentively hearing my sentiments, We laugh at all your formidable preparations: But thank you for giving us notice and time to provide for our defence.
Lying thus, wide awake, she fell into a dreamy reminiscence of the past, hearing snatches of old melody in the moving pines, fragments of sentences, old words, and familiar epithets in the murmuring wind at her ear, and even the faint breath of long-forgotten kisses on her cheek.
Wilson laid his hand on the shoulder of a pale young man beside him -- "I have sought, I say, to persuade this godly youth, that he should deal with you, here in the face of Heaven, and before these wise and upright rulers, and in hearing of all the people, as touching the vileness and blackness of your sin.
His only resource on such occasions, either to drown thought or drive away evil spirits, was to sing psalm tunes and the good people of Sleepy Hollow, as they sat by their doors of an evening, were often filled with awe at hearing his nasal melody, "in linked sweetness long drawn out," floating from the distant hill, or along the dusky road.
However, I picked myself up and hearing a loud voice within, pushed on and opened a second, interior door.
And Emma had the advantage of hearing her own silly compliment repeated twice over before the good old lady could comprehend it.
The hearing of all this, and a good deal more, outlasted the banquet some time.