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  • n. Plural form of earbone.


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  • Clamped into place on a tripod, this grisly gadget drew sound-wave images on smoked glass through a thin straw glued to its vibrating earbones.

    The Hacker Crackdown

  • Page 10: ear-bones changed to earbones for consistency.

    Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children

  • The little curiously shaped earbones which are found in all mammalia are found also in the mole; and I have in my drawer at home a mole's earbones which I dissected from the animal.

    Country Walks of a Naturalist with His Children

  • The age of the albacore will be estimated by interpreting growth bands formed in their earbones (otoliths) and dorsal spines in a process similar to reading growth rings of trees.

    Australian Government Media Releases [All Portfolios]

  • I only say it will "set the tone for the next 4-5 years" because after your inevitably wrong answer, the only tone will be the dull tinnitus in your earbones from her incessant "listen's" and "I'm not your maid's" and "why is there a used condom in the laundry hamper's?"

    Bill Dawes

  • Although the department is able to tell which are hatchery fish (a changing of the water temperature at the hatchery in the first month of their lives creates an identifiable mark on their earbones), buyers and diners can’t.

    Salmon Time

  • The eld skyle thinned o$: Feebly, the voice returned, inside the ringing of his earbones: "But listen.

    In Other Worlds


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