eared seal


Definition of eared seal

: any of a family (Otariidae) of seals including the sea lions and fur seals and having independent mobile hind flippers and small well-developed external ears — compare hair seal

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Since there’s no ear seal, bass and the low end have been very weak in my testing. Chris Welch, The Verge, "Sony’s futuristic earbuds are a pain in the present," 29 June 2018

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First Known Use of eared seal

circa 1808, in the meaning defined above

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