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

  • n. The range within which sound can be heard by the unaided ear; hearing distance: listened until the parade was out of earshot.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A distance from which sound is still audible

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

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

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

  • n. the range within which a voice can be heard


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