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Earshot definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

E'ARSHOT, n. Reach of the ear; the distance at which words may be heard.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the range within which a voice can be heard; "the children were told to stay within earshot" [syn: earshot, earreach, hearing]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1607 the range within which one may hear a person's unaided voice <waited until he was out of earshot>

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the distance over which something can be heard (esp. within or out of earshot).

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Earshot Ear"shot`, n. Reach of the ear; distance at which words may be heard. --Dryden.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

If you are within earshot of someone or something, you are close enough to be able to hear them. If you are out of earshot, you are too far away to hear them. It is within earshot of a main road... Mark was out of earshot, walking ahead of them. PHRASE: PHR after v, v-link PHR, oft PHR of n

Moby Thesaurus

ace, auditory range, bit, bowshot, brief span, carrying distance, close quarters, close range, crack, earreach, gunshot, hair, hair space, hairbreadth, hairsbreadth, hearing, inch, little, little ways, pistol shot, range, reach, short distance, short piece, short way, sound, span, spitting distance, step




 


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