Meaning of EAR in English


noun the organ of hearing; the external ear.

2. ear ·noun ·same·as crossette.

3. ear ·noun ·same·as acroterium.

4. ear ·noun privilege of being kindly heard; favor; attention.

5. ear ·vt to plow or till; to cultivate.

6. ear ·vt to take in with the ears; to hear.

7. ear ·vi to put forth ears in growing; to form ears, as grain; as, this corn ears well.

8. ear ·noun the spike or head of any cereal (as, wheat, rye, barley, indian corn, ·etc.), containing the kernels.

9. ear ·noun the sense of hearing; the perception of sounds; the power of discriminating between different tones; as, a nice ear for music;

— in the singular only.

10. ear ·noun that which resembles in shape or position the ear of an animal; any prominence or projection on an object, — usually one for support or attachment; a lug; a handle; as, the ears of a tub, a skillet, or dish. the ears of a boat are outside kneepieces near the bow. ·see ·illust. of bell.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.