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

  • noun The range within which sound can be heard by the unaided ear; hearing distance.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Reach of hearing; the distance at which words may be heard.

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

  • noun Reach of the ear; distance at which words may be heard.

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

  • noun A distance from which sound is still audible

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the range within which a voice can be heard


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