a of soft, pliable material inserted into the opening of the , especially to keep out water or noise.
a small piece of soft material, such as wax, placed in the ear to keep out noise or water
[eer-reech] /ˈɪərˌritʃ/ noun 1. .
noun, Plant Pathology. 1. a fungal disease of corn, characterized by molding and decay of the ears.
[eer-ring, -ing] /ˈɪərˌrɪŋ, -ɪŋ/ noun 1. an ornament worn on or hanging from the lobe of the . /ˈɪəˌrɪŋ/ noun 1. an ornament for the ear, usually clipped onto the lobe or fastened through a hole pierced in the lobe n. Old English earhring, from ear (n.1) + hring (see ring (n.)). Also earspinl. Now […]
[eer] /ɪər/ noun 1. the organ of hearing and equilibrium in vertebrates, in humans consisting of an external ear that gathers sound vibrations, a middle ear in which the vibrations resonate against the tympanic membrane, and a fluid-filled internal ear that maintains balance and that conducts the tympanic vibrations to the auditory nerve, which transmits […]