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eardrum

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noun ear·drum \-ˌdrəm\

Simple Definition of eardrum

  • : a thin, tightly stretched piece of tissue in the ear that vibrates when sound waves hit it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of eardrum

1645

First Known Use of eardrum

1645


EARDRUM Defined for Kids

eardrum

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noun ear·drum \ˈir-ˌdrəm\

Definition of eardrum for Students

  1. :  the membrane that separates the outer and middle parts of the ear and vibrates when sound waves strike it




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noun ear·drum \-ˌdrəm\

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