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hearings definition

hearings


 
  Grep  of  noun  hearing 
  administrative  hearing 
  colored  hearing 
  competence  hearing 
  conductive  hearing  loss 
  confirmation  hearing 
  fair  hearing 
  hearing 
  hearing  aid 
  hearing  dog 
  hearing  examiner 
  hearing  impairment 
  hearing  loss 
  hearing  officer 
  organ  of  hearing 
  rehearing 
  sense  of  hearing 
  sensorineural  hearing  loss 
  shearing 
  sheepshearing 
 
  Overview  of  noun  hearing 
 
  The  noun  hearing  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (10)  hearing  --  (a  proceeding  (usually  by  a  court  of  law)  where  evidence  is  taken  for  the  purpose  of  determining  an  issue  of  fact  and  reaching  a  decision  based  on  that  evidence) 
  2.  (4)  hearing,  audience  --  (an  opportunity  to  state  your  case  and  be  heard;  "they  condemned  him  without  a  hearing";  "he  saw  that  he  had  lost  his  audience") 
  3.  (3)  earshot,  earreach,  hearing  --  (the  range  within  which  a  voice  can  be  heard;  "the  children  were  told  to  stay  within  earshot") 
  4.  (2)  listening,  hearing  --  (the  act  of  hearing  attentively;  "you  can  learn  a  lot  by  just  listening";  "they  make  good  music--you  should  give  them  a  hearing") 
  5.  hearing  --  (a  session  (of  a  committee  or  grand  jury)  in  which  witnesses  are  called  and  testimony  is  taken  "the  investigative  committee  will  hold  hearings  in  Chicago") 
  6.  hearing,  audition,  auditory  sense  sense  of  hearing,  auditory  modality  --  (the  ability  to  hear;  the  auditory  faculty;  "his  hearing  was  impaired") 
 
  Overview  of  noun  hearing 
 
  The  noun  hearing  has  6  senses  (first  4  from  tagged  texts) 
 
  1.  (10)  hearing  --  (a  proceeding  (usually  by  a  court  of  law)  where  evidence  is  taken  for  the  purpose  of  determining  an  issue  of  fact  and  reaching  a  decision  based  on  that  evidence) 
  2.  (4)  hearing,  audience  --  (an  opportunity  to  state  your  case  and  be  heard;  "they  condemned  him  without  a  hearing";  "he  saw  that  he  had  lost  his  audience") 
  3.  (3)  earshot,  earreach,  hearing  --  (the  range  within  which  a  voice  can  be  heard;  "the  children  were  told  to  stay  within  earshot") 
  4.  (2)  listening,  hearing  --  (the  act  of  hearing  attentively;  "you  can  learn  a  lot  by  just  listening";  "they  make  good  music--you  should  give  them  a  hearing") 
  5.  hearing  --  (a  session  (of  a  committee  or  grand  jury)  in  which  witnesses  are  called  and  testimony  is  taken  "the  investigative  committee  will  hold  hearings  in  Chicago") 
  6.  hearing,  audition,  auditory  sense  sense  of  hearing,  auditory  modality  --  (the  ability  to  hear;  the  auditory  faculty;  "his  hearing  was  impaired") 



hearings definition