Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The supposed power to hear things outside the range of normal perception.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The supposed power of hearing in a mesmeric trance sounds which are not audible to the ear in the natural waking state.
  • noun An exercise of this power.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Act of hearing, or the ability to hear, sounds not normally audible; -- usually claimed as a special faculty of spiritualistic mediums, or the like.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The supposed power to perceive auditory stimuli beyond the realm of normal hearing.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[clair(voyance) + audience.]

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