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  • adj. impossible to hear; imperceptible by the ear


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  • Abetted by digital technology, in deep sync with the info-tech surge in the Indian economy, her Indian literary supernova today is a force for liberating language communities, women and what used to be "untouchable" or "unhearable" voices.

    Christopher Lydon: Namita Gokhale: the revolution will be written! (AUDIO)

  • A shout that cannot carry in the air, unhearable by fellow citizens who enter public space -- that is the phenomenon we must explore.

    Reverend Billy: Harlem -- Night Before The Primary

  • Without an incision, without anesthesia, and without pain, the Ultrashape device focuses unhearable sound energy into a tiny space aimed just under your skin.

    You: On a Diet

  • This is weird: some old fart create a tone to keep the youngsters outside, and this turn out as a ringtone unhearable by the old farts.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Every so often Jefri felt a buzzing through his chest, or the screen mounting would make a strange sound -- all in sympathy to the unhearable sounds that Amdi was making between his members.

    A Fire Upon the Deep

  • The pressure was enormous, unhearable, then it eased.

    Lucifer's Hammer

  • _That_ will I not: but hear I will, and with all my heart, provided it be nothing unhearable -- nor anything in question of my right to the article: else, you know, come knocks. '

    The Uncollected Writings of Thomas de Quincey, Vol. 2 With a Preface and Annotations by James Hogg

  • You were pondering ground you modify pain stipendiary tending to vacuous awards shows, but the Oscars nominations are funnily unhearable on that matter.

  • Mousavi shows up, he is on the other side of the square, miniscule then unseeable, unhearable.

  • Don't be shy, modify if the businessperson seems funnily unhearable on this.



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