Definition of eardrum
Recent Examples of eardrum from the Web
The cotton wool prevents any of the silicon mould mixture from hitting the eardrum, while the string enables the mould to be pulled out.
Oh, and there was the Florida player who was questioned along with three teammates after a 2007 shooting and later ruptured the eardrum of a Gainesville bar manager.
Over the last few decades, Pete Townshend’s status as a composer has thankfully caught up with his formidable reputation as a guitar smashing, eardrum splitting rock god.
The men knocked him unconscious and left him with a burst eardrum.
As the music rose in pitch, a sea of arms flashed forward and the voices and music beat upon the eardrums in terrific volume.
With the 6.6-liter engine loping along without strain at highway speeds, there’s little diesel engine grumble to assault the eardrums.
No one knew what effects eight weeks every day, under water, would have on our eardrums and lungs.
However, very loud noises , which produce very large sound waves, can cause the eardrum to tear, according to the Mayo Clinic .
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First Known Use of eardrum
EARDRUM Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of eardrum for English Language Learners
: a thin, tightly stretched piece of tissue in the ear that vibrates when sound waves hit it
EARDRUM Defined for Kids
Definition of eardrum for Students
: the membrane that separates the outer and middle parts of the ear and vibrates when sound waves strike it
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